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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 00:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 128° 06' 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.7"932.78 miwest0° 02' 38.7"3.03 minorth932.91 mi
24 hours14° 01' 47.1"908.64 mieast1° 39' 32.4"114.12 minorth920.53 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 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 3:34 PM762 km474 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:34 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:34 PM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:34 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:34 PM4040 km2511 miles2182 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:34 PM4372 km2717 miles2361 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:34 PM4691 km2915 miles2533 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM4883 km3034 miles2637 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 7:34 PM5436 km3378 miles2935 nmNortheast NE

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