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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: 64%

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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' South, Longitude: 91° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.3"947.90 miwest0° 06' 17.4"7.21 minorth948.22 mi
24 hours12° 57' 02.0"849.74 mieast2° 58' 06.8"204.14 minorth880.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 8:06 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:06 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sun 8:06 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilSun 8:06 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 8:06 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 9:06 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 10:06 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 9:06 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 9:06 PM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 10:06 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmEast-southeast ESE

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