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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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 76° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.8"1001.97 miwest0° 12' 15.3"14.04 misouth1002.15 mi
24 hours12° 05' 25.3"835.25 mieast5° 00' 19.3"343.91 misouth903.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CaliFri 9:18 AM80 km50 miles43 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaFri 9:18 AM145 km90 miles79 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BuenaventuraFri 9:18 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
IbaguéFri 9:18 AM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PereiraFri 9:18 AM218 km135 miles118 nmNorth N
San Juan de PastoFri 9:18 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
ManizalesFri 9:18 AM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 9:18 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNortheast NE
VillavicencioFri 9:18 AM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinFri 9:18 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth N

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