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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: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:25 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 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° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 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' 26.6"961.43 miwest0° 08' 27.0"9.69 minorth961.83 mi
24 hours11° 53' 55.5"789.52 mieast3° 42' 21.0"254.80 minorth836.22 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 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:50 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 9:50 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 9:50 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 9:50 AM2775 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 10:50 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmEast E
San JoseSat 8:50 AM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 11:50 AM3307 km2055 miles1785 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 10:50 AM3324 km2065 miles1795 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 8:50 AM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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