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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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 83° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.9"1002.11 miwest0° 12' 16.2"14.05 misouth1002.29 mi
24 hours12° 05' 54.8"835.95 mieast5° 00' 31.9"344.18 misouth904.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 9:48 AM564 km350 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 9:48 AM625 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavidFri 9:48 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasFri 9:48 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 9:48 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 9:48 AM754 km469 miles407 nmEast E
San JoseFri 8:48 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 9:48 AM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 8:48 AM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
FlorenciaFri 9:48 AM860 km535 miles465 nmEast E
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