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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 20:38:00 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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' South, Longitude: 155° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.05 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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' 53.8"999.87 miwest0° 12' 39.6"14.50 misouth999.86 mi
24 hours12° 42' 32.1"877.48 mieast4° 58' 58.6"342.41 misouth938.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 10:38 AM629 km391 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 10:38 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSun 9:38 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:38 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 10:38 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 9:38 AM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 8:38 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 10:38 AM2755 km1712 miles1487 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 8:38 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 9:38 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmSouthwest SW

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