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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 01:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 142° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.26 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 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' 13.2"933.11 miwest0° 02' 47.0"3.19 minorth933.25 mi
24 hours14° 00' 06.3"907.09 mieast1° 42' 34.3"117.59 minorth919.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 3:34 PM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsFri 4:34 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 5:34 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 3:34 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest W
AlofiFri 2:34 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:34 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 3:34 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:34 PM3321 km2063 miles1793 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:34 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:34 PM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmEast-southeast ESE

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