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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: 28%

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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 154° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.39 meters/second, 1502.6 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.3 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' 16.3"933.47 miwest0° 02' 54.0"3.32 minorth933.62 mi
24 hours13° 58' 39.5"905.82 mieast1° 45' 08.3"120.54 minorth918.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 4:24 PM527 km327 miles285 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 4:24 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 3:24 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 4:24 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:24 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:24 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 4:24 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth N
AdamstownFri 6:24 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 2:24 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 2:24 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmWest-northwest WNW
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