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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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 142° 46' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.2"933.18 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 minorth933.33 mi
24 hours14° 00' 04.5"907.12 mieast1° 42' 37.7"117.67 minorth919.60 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 PM788 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsFri 4:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 5:34 PM1394 km866 miles752 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 3:34 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest W
AlofiFri 2:34 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:34 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 3:34 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:34 PM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:34 PM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:34 PM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmEast-southeast ESE
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