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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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 18' South
Longitude: 116° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.1"949.08 miwest0° 06' 28.2"7.42 minorth949.40 mi
24 hours12° 54' 14.3"847.63 mieast3° 01' 55.2"208.51 minorth879.67 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 *Sun 9:48 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 6:48 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 4:48 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:48 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 9:48 PM4286 km2663 miles2314 nmEast E
RarotongaSun 4:48 PM4536 km2818 miles2449 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sun 9:48 PM4583 km2847 miles2474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 9:48 PM4608 km2863 miles2488 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 8:48 PM4621 km2871 miles2495 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 8:48 PM4636 km2880 miles2503 nmNortheast NE
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