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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 00:24:00 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 125° 42' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.1"932.72 miwest0° 02' 37.3"3.01 minorth932.86 mi
24 hours14° 02' 03.9"908.90 mieast1° 39' 01.9"113.54 minorth920.69 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 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsFri 3:24 PM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:24 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:24 PM3539 km2199 miles1911 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:24 PM4250 km2641 miles2295 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:24 PM4621 km2872 miles2495 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:24 PM4941 km3070 miles2668 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM5130 km3188 miles2770 nmWest W
LimaFri 7:24 PM5266 km3272 miles2844 nmEast E
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