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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 19%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' North, Longitude: 87° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"995.14 miwest0° 11' 14.0"12.87 misouth995.44 mi
24 hours11° 46' 38.9"807.56 mieast4° 42' 25.1"323.43 misouth873.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaThu 8:18 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 8:18 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNortheast NE
MasayaThu 8:18 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 8:18 AM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavidThu 9:18 AM568 km353 miles307 nmEast E
MatagalpaThu 8:18 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelThu 8:18 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 8:18 AM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaThu 8:18 AM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 8:18 AM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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