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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 11%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 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° 35' 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' 13.1"1002.01 miwest0° 12' 15.1"14.03 misouth1002.20 mi
24 hours12° 05' 15.5"835.10 mieast5° 00' 14.9"343.85 misouth903.84 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 AM112 km69 miles60 nmEast-southeast ESE
VillavicencioFri 9:08 AM138 km86 miles75 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 9:08 AM199 km124 miles107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FlorenciaFri 9:08 AM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
PereiraFri 9:08 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesFri 9:08 AM321 km199 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 9:08 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest W
MitúFri 9:08 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinFri 9:08 AM432 km269 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BucaramangaFri 9:08 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth N
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