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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 = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 8:28:00 PM.

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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: 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' South, Longitude: 152° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.3"999.92 miWest0° 12' 39.6"14.50 miSouth999.91 mi
24 hours12° 42' 17.5"877.23 miEast4° 59' 04.1"342.51 miSouth938.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 10:28 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 10:28 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 10:28 AM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 9:28 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:28 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 9:28 AM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 8:28 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 10:28 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 9:28 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 8:28 AM3131 km1946 miles1691 nmWest-southwest WSW

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