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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 28%

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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 160° 16' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 57.0"3.38 miNorth933.69 mi
24 hours13° 58' 00.4"905.16 miEast1° 46' 16.9"121.84 miNorth918.34 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 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 3:48 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 4:48 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Sat 4:48 PM1427 km886 miles770 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:48 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:48 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 2:48 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:48 PM2492 km1548 miles1346 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 2:48 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 2:48 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNorthwest NW

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