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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 14:48:00 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 82° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.0"1002.03 miwest0° 12' 16.2"14.05 misouth1002.22 mi
24 hours12° 05' 53.7"835.87 mieast5° 00' 31.5"344.14 misouth904.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasFri 9:48 AM421 km262 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoFri 9:48 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 9:48 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 9:48 AM600 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
DavidFri 9:48 AM629 km391 miles339 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasFri 9:48 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 9:48 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AmbatoFri 9:48 AM659 km409 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 9:48 AM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
PanamaFri 9:48 AM788 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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