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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 113° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.24 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.9"935.37 miwest0° 03' 31.9"4.05 minorth935.55 mi
24 hours13° 33' 43.7"879.52 mieast1° 58' 15.9"135.59 minorth895.27 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 *Sat 8:40 PM863 km536 miles466 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 5:40 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:40 PM3392 km2107 miles1831 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 3:40 PM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest W
LimaSat 8:40 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmEast E
QuitoSat 8:40 PM4430 km2753 miles2392 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 10:40 PM4473 km2780 miles2415 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 7:40 PM4625 km2874 miles2497 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 7:40 PM4625 km2874 miles2497 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 7:40 PM4663 km2897 miles2518 nmNortheast NE
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