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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 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 137° 58' 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"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.2"933.07 miwest0° 02' 44.4"3.14 minorth933.21 mi
24 hours14° 00' 38.3"907.64 mieast1° 41' 37.2"116.51 minorth919.92 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 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 5:14 PM950 km590 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 3:14 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 3:14 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:14 PM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 3:14 PM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 2:14 PM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:14 PM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:14 PM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:14 PM3866 km2402 miles2088 nmWest W
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