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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 15:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 36' North, Longitude: 95° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 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 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"1002.21 miwest0° 12' 17.8"14.08 misouth1002.39 mi
24 hours12° 06' 44.6"837.02 mieast5° 00' 52.1"344.56 misouth905.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 9:38 AM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 9:38 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 9:38 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 9:38 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 9:38 AM1456 km904 miles786 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 9:38 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 9:38 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Fri 10:38 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanFri 9:38 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 10:38 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
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