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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 03:46:00 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: 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 174° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.61 meters/second, 1503.4 km/hour, 934.2 miles/hour or 811.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.2"933.89 miwest0° 03' 04.9"3.53 minorth934.05 mi
24 hours13° 56' 20.4"903.64 mieast1° 49' 09.5"125.14 minorth917.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSat 4:46 PM70 km44 miles38 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 4:46 PM131 km81 miles71 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuSat 4:46 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 4:46 PM473 km294 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 5:46 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 5:46 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoFri 4:46 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LabasaSat 3:46 PM811 km504 miles438 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 3:46 PM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiSat 3:46 PM929 km577 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW

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