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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 00:14:00 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 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 123° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.06 meters/second, 1501.4 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.5"932.67 miwest0° 02' 36.0"2.98 minorth932.80 mi
24 hours14° 02' 20.4"909.15 mieast1° 38' 31.4"112.95 minorth920.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 4:14 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 7:14 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:14 PM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:14 PM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:14 PM4263 km2649 miles2302 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 2:14 PM4465 km2775 miles2411 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:14 PM4870 km3026 miles2630 nmWest W
LimaFri 7:14 PM5016 km3117 miles2709 nmEast E
Mexico City *Fri 7:14 PM5151 km3201 miles2781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM5191 km3226 miles2803 nmWest W

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