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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 14:08:00 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: 11%

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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 73° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.96 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 13.3"1001.94 miwest0° 12' 15.1"14.03 misouth1002.13 mi
24 hours12° 05' 14.4"835.02 mieast5° 00' 14.5"343.82 misouth903.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San José del GuaviareFri 9:08 AM84 km52 miles45 nmEast-southeast ESE
VillavicencioFri 9:08 AM142 km88 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 9:08 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FlorenciaFri 9:08 AM292 km181 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
PereiraFri 9:08 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesFri 9:08 AM342 km212 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 9:08 AM358 km222 miles193 nmWest W
MitúFri 9:08 AM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinFri 9:08 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
BucaramangaFri 9:08 AM468 km291 miles252 nmNorth N
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