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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 115° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.27 meters/second, 1505.8 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 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.2"935.42 miwest0° 03' 32.9"4.07 minorth935.61 mi
24 hours13° 33' 32.2"879.36 mieast1° 58' 38.5"136.02 minorth895.19 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 8:48 PM979 km608 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 5:48 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:48 PM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 3:48 PM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest W
LimaSat 8:48 PM4213 km2618 miles2275 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 3:48 PM4586 km2850 miles2476 nmWest W
QuitoSat 8:48 PM4611 km2865 miles2490 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 10:48 PM4651 km2890 miles2511 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 7:48 PM4743 km2947 miles2561 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:48 PM4749 km2951 miles2564 nmNortheast NE
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