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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: 41%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 08' South
Longitude: 109° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 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' 24.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.3"929.71 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth929.72 mi
24 hours14° 03' 41.8"907.39 mieast0° 40' 41.4"46.66 minorth910.63 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 7:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 4:24 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:24 PM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 7:24 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 9:24 PM4048 km2515 miles2185 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 7:24 PM4083 km2537 miles2204 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM4223 km2624 miles2280 nmWest W
La PazFri 8:24 PM4374 km2718 miles2362 nmEast E
San JoseFri 6:24 PM4417 km2745 miles2385 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 6:24 PM4445 km2762 miles2400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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