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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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 160° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.7"933.54 miwest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 minorth933.70 mi
24 hours13° 57' 58.5"905.13 mieast1° 46' 20.2"121.91 minorth918.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 4:48 PM115 km72 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 3:48 PM995 km619 miles538 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 4:48 PM1200 km745 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 4:48 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:48 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:48 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 2:48 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:48 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 2:48 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 2:48 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNorthwest NW

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