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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 27%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.07 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 933.0 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' 08.7"932.74 miwest0° 02' 36.1"2.98 minorth932.88 mi
24 hours14° 02' 18.7"909.19 mieast1° 38' 34.8"113.03 minorth920.90 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 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 7:14 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:14 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:14 PM3759 km2336 miles2030 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:14 PM4288 km2664 miles2315 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 2:14 PM4441 km2760 miles2398 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:14 PM4842 km3009 miles2615 nmWest W
LimaFri 7:14 PM5044 km3134 miles2724 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM5163 km3208 miles2788 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 7:14 PM5166 km3210 miles2789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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