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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, August 25, 2012 at 00:24:00 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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' South, Longitude: 93° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.4"930.80 miwest0° 02' 31.1"2.89 misouth930.67 mi
24 hours14° 09' 57.0"914.98 mieast0° 21' 32.4"24.70 misouth914.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandFri 6:24 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 7:24 PM2001 km1243 miles1081 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:24 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 7:24 PM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
SantiagoFri 8:24 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 8:24 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmEast E
QuitoFri 7:24 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 8:24 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 8:24 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 9:24 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmEast-southeast ESE

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