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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 20, 2012 at 00:04:00 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: 27%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 120° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.04 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.0"932.61 miwest0° 02' 34.6"2.95 minorth932.75 mi
24 hours14° 02' 37.1"909.41 mieast1° 38' 00.9"112.37 minorth921.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 4:04 PM1066 km662 miles576 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:04 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 2:04 PM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:04 PM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:04 PM4041 km2511 miles2182 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 2:04 PM4685 km2911 miles2530 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 7:04 PM4767 km2962 miles2574 nmEast E
Mexico City *Fri 7:04 PM5023 km3121 miles2712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 6:04 PM5118 km3180 miles2764 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 1:04 PM5119 km3181 miles2764 nmWest W
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