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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 14:38:00 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: 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 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' North, Longitude: 80° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 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' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.2"1002.01 miwest0° 12' 16.0"14.05 misouth1002.19 mi
24 hours12° 05' 43.8"835.66 mieast5° 00' 27.4"344.06 misouth904.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasFri 9:38 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 9:38 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 9:38 AM407 km253 miles220 nmSoutheast SE
PortoviejoFri 9:38 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth S
CaliFri 9:38 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast E
AmbatoFri 9:38 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilFri 9:38 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth S
FlorenciaFri 9:38 AM568 km353 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraFri 9:38 AM585 km364 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 9:38 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth N

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