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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 12:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' South, Longitude: 130° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 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' 10.2"932.83 miWest0° 02' 40.1"3.06 miNorth932.97 mi
24 hours14° 01' 30.5"908.38 miEast1° 40' 02.9"114.70 miNorth920.37 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 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsFri 3:44 PM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 2:44 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:44 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 2:44 PM3042 km1890 miles1643 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:44 PM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:44 PM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:44 PM4441 km2759 miles2398 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM4636 km2881 miles2504 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:44 PM5351 km3325 miles2890 nmWest W

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