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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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 140° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.24 meters/second, 1502.1 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' 12.8"933.12 miwest0° 02' 45.7"3.17 minorth933.27 mi
24 hours14° 00' 21.4"907.38 mieast1° 42' 07.6"117.09 minorth919.76 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 PM630 km391 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 3:24 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 5:24 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 3:24 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:24 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 2:24 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:24 PM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 3:24 PM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:24 PM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:24 PM3618 km2248 miles1954 nmWest W
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