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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 2:48:00 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 14:48:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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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