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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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 1:40:00 AM.

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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 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° 24' 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"935.30 miWest0° 03' 31.7"4.05 miNorth935.48 mi
24 hours13° 33' 45.4"879.48 miEast1° 58' 12.8"135.52 miNorth895.22 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 PM849 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 5:40 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:40 PM3369 km2094 miles1819 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 3:40 PM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmWest W
LimaSat 8:40 PM3986 km2477 miles2152 nmEast E
QuitoSat 8:40 PM4405 km2737 miles2378 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 10:40 PM4449 km2764 miles2402 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 7:40 PM4608 km2863 miles2488 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 7:40 PM4609 km2864 miles2489 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 7:40 PM4643 km2885 miles2507 nmNortheast NE

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