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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 = Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:42:00 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: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:49 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 90° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.5"1004.42 miWest0° 11' 18.8"12.96 miNorth1004.39 mi
24 hours10° 36' 24.8"731.92 miEast4° 21' 59.8"300.06 miNorth788.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 4:42 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseMon 4:42 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 4:42 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 4:42 AM1090 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
Santa AnaMon 4:42 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 4:42 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaMon 4:42 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 5:42 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 5:42 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 5:42 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmEast-southeast ESE

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