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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, September 17, 2012 at 6:02:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 72° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.42 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.6"985.36 miWest0° 11' 38.4"13.33 miSouth985.16 mi
24 hours13° 11' 50.7"899.31 miEast4° 20' 28.7"298.42 miSouth941.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 1:02 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
CobijaMon 2:02 PM453 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaMon 1:02 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoMon 2:02 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast E
RiberaltaMon 2:02 PM743 km461 miles401 nmEast E
La PazMon 2:02 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LojaMon 1:02 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilMon 1:02 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoMon 1:02 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreMon 2:02 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmSoutheast SE

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