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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 = Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11:24:00 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: 40%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 94° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.72 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.0"929.63 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth929.63 mi
24 hours14° 04' 34.9"908.28 miEast0° 37' 21.1"42.83 miNorth911.17 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 *Fri 6:24 PM1618 km1005 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 6:24 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:24 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 6:24 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 8:24 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 7:24 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmEast E
QuitoFri 6:24 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 7:24 PM3092 km1921 miles1670 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 7:24 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 8:24 PM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmEast-southeast ESE

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