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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 = Friday, September 28, 2012 at 3:18:00 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: 96%

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 Friday, September 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' South, Longitude: 75° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 kilometres/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.0"1004.67 miWest0° 11' 32.4"13.22 miNorth1004.83 mi
24 hours10° 57' 57.8"757.80 miEast4° 35' 56.0"315.98 miNorth821.52 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosThu 10:18 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
AmbatoThu 10:18 PM387 km241 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
CuencaThu 10:18 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest W
QuitoThu 10:18 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
IbarraThu 10:18 PM440 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
LojaThu 10:18 PM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
FlorenciaThu 10:18 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 10:18 PM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilThu 10:18 PM503 km313 miles272 nmWest W
PortoviejoThu 10:18 PM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW

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