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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 3:38:00 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 15:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 36' North, Longitude: 95° 04' 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 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.2"1002.14 miWest0° 12' 17.8"14.08 miSouth1002.32 mi
24 hours12° 06' 43.6"836.94 miEast5° 00' 51.8"344.53 miSouth905.63 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 AM722 km448 miles390 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 9:38 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 9:38 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 9:38 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 9:38 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 9:38 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 9:38 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Fri 10:38 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanFri 9:38 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 10:38 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast-southeast ESE

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