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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 = Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 4:18:00 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: 99%

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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 16' North, Longitude: 78° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 kilometres/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 32.7"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.2"1005.44 miWest0° 11' 20.7"12.99 miNorth1005.46 mi
24 hours10° 50' 23.2"749.21 miEast4° 25' 26.5"303.98 miNorth806.79 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
EsmeraldasFri 11:18 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Juan de PastoFri 11:18 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
AtuntaquiFri 11:18 PM229 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CotacachiFri 11:18 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IbarraFri 11:18 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 11:18 PM279 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 11:18 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
CaliFri 11:18 PM302 km187 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaFri 11:18 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast E
AmbatoFri 11:18 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth S

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