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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 01:24:00 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 140° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.24 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.7"933.05 miwest0° 02' 45.5"3.16 minorth933.20 mi
24 hours14° 00' 23.2"907.35 mieast1° 42' 04.2"117.02 minorth919.71 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 4:24 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 3:24 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 5:24 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 3:24 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:24 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 2:24 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:24 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 3:24 PM3443 km2140 miles1859 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:24 PM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:24 PM3646 km2266 miles1969 nmWest W

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