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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 1:14:00 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 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 137° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.21 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 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' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.1"933.00 miWest0° 02' 44.1"3.14 miNorth933.14 mi
24 hours14° 00' 40.1"907.61 miEast1° 41' 33.8"116.44 miNorth919.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 4:14 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 5:14 PM927 km576 miles500 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 3:14 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 3:14 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:14 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 3:14 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 2:14 PM3374 km2097 miles1822 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:14 PM3692 km2294 miles1994 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:14 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:14 PM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmWest W

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