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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 1:48:00 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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 115° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.26 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 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.2"935.35 miWest0° 03' 32.8"4.07 miNorth935.54 mi
24 hours13° 33' 33.9"879.32 miEast1° 58' 35.5"135.95 miNorth895.14 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 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 5:48 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:48 PM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 3:48 PM3614 km2245 miles1951 nmWest W
LimaSat 8:48 PM4185 km2601 miles2260 nmEast E
QuitoSat 8:48 PM4585 km2849 miles2476 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 3:48 PM4613 km2867 miles2491 nmWest W
Santiago *Sat 10:48 PM4628 km2876 miles2499 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 7:48 PM4726 km2937 miles2552 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:48 PM4731 km2940 miles2555 nmNortheast NE

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