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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, March 17, 2012 at 2:50:00 PM.

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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: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:27 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' South, Longitude: 97° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.86 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.03 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"961.35 miWest0° 08' 27.0"9.68 miNorth961.75 mi
24 hours11° 53' 57.4"789.49 miEast3° 42' 19.3"254.75 miNorth836.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 9:50 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:50 AM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 9:50 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 9:50 AM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 9:50 AM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 10:50 AM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmEast E
San JoseSat 8:50 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 11:50 AM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 10:50 AM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 8:50 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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