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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' South, Longitude: 138° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.6"1000.20 miwest0° 12' 39.9"14.51 misouth1000.19 mi
24 hours12° 40' 51.3"875.77 mieast4° 59' 36.2"343.12 misouth937.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 9:58 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 9:28 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 9:28 AM2171 km1349 miles1173 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 11:28 AM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 9:28 AM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 9:28 AM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 8:28 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 9:28 AM3841 km2387 miles2074 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 8:28 AM3842 km2387 miles2074 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:28 PM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmSoutheast SE
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