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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 5:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 08' South, Longitude: 135° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.9"1004.41 miWest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 miNorth1004.58 mi
24 hours10° 51' 31.7"749.99 miEast4° 31' 15.8"310.64 miNorth812.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 7:54 PM786 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 7:24 PM2214 km1375 miles1195 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 7:24 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 9:24 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 7:24 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 7:24 PM3641 km2263 miles1966 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 12:24 AM3844 km2389 miles2076 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoThu 6:24 PM4009 km2491 miles2165 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 6:24 PM4139 km2572 miles2235 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 7:24 PM4159 km2585 miles2246 nmWest-southwest WSW

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