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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 125° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.09 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 09.3"932.73 miwest0° 02' 37.4"3.01 minorth932.87 mi
24 hours14° 02' 01.9"908.87 mieast1° 39' 05.3"113.60 minorth920.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 4:24 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsFri 3:24 PM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:24 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:24 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:24 PM4227 km2626 miles2282 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:24 PM4594 km2854 miles2480 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:24 PM4913 km3053 miles2653 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM5102 km3170 miles2755 nmWest W
LimaFri 7:24 PM5294 km3290 miles2859 nmEast E

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