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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' South
Longitude: 128° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 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' 09.7"932.85 miwest0° 02' 38.8"3.04 minorth932.99 mi
24 hours14° 01' 45.2"908.67 mieast1° 39' 35.7"114.19 minorth920.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 4:34 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 3:34 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:34 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:34 PM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:34 PM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:34 PM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:34 PM4345 km2700 miles2346 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:34 PM4663 km2897 miles2518 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM4856 km3017 miles2622 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 7:34 PM5453 km3388 miles2944 nmNortheast NE
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