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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 kilometres/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasFri 9:38 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 9:38 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IbarraFri 9:38 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 9:38 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
PortoviejoFri 9:38 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth S
CaliFri 9:38 AM456 km284 miles246 nmEast E
AmbatoFri 9:38 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilFri 9:38 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth S
FlorenciaFri 9:38 AM568 km353 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraFri 9:38 AM585 km364 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE

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