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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:38:00 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: 12%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' North, Longitude: 66° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.2"1001.87 miwest0° 12' 14.0"14.01 misouth1002.06 mi
24 hours12° 04' 45.1"834.38 mieast5° 00' 01.2"343.56 misouth903.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoFri 9:08 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MitúFri 8:38 AM503 km312 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureFri 9:08 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Boa VistaFri 9:38 AM595 km370 miles321 nmEast E
Ciudad BolívarFri 9:08 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaracasFri 9:08 AM833 km518 miles450 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 8:38 AM908 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenFri 9:38 AM927 km576 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FernandoFri 9:38 AM951 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausFri 9:38 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSoutheast SE
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