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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 01:24:00 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: 38%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 126° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.50 meters/second, 1521.0 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.5"944.86 miwest0° 05' 46.4"6.62 minorth945.15 mi
24 hours13° 15' 38.4"868.22 mieast2° 47' 03.8"191.48 minorth895.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 5:24 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 8:24 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 3:24 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 3:24 PM3527 km2192 miles1905 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 3:24 PM4115 km2557 miles2222 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 2:24 PM4603 km2860 miles2485 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 3:24 PM4899 km3044 miles2645 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 2:24 PM5125 km3185 miles2767 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sat 8:24 PM5156 km3204 miles2784 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 8:24 PM5303 km3295 miles2863 nmEast E
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