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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 20:18:00 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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 150° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.09 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.9"999.97 miwest0° 12' 39.7"14.50 misouth999.96 mi
24 hours12° 42' 03.1"876.99 mieast4° 59' 09.7"342.62 misouth938.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 10:18 AM953 km592 miles514 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 10:18 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 10:18 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 9:18 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:18 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 9:18 AM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 10:18 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 8:18 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:18 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 9:18 AM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmSouthwest SW

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