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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' South, Longitude: 130° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 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' 10.3"932.90 miwest0° 02' 40.1"3.06 minorth933.04 mi
24 hours14° 01' 28.6"908.41 mieast1° 40' 06.3"114.77 minorth920.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 4:44 PM503 km312 miles272 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsFri 3:44 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 2:44 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:44 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 2:44 PM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:44 PM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:44 PM4095 km2545 miles2211 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:44 PM4413 km2742 miles2383 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM4609 km2864 miles2489 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:44 PM5324 km3308 miles2875 nmWest W
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