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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 15:38:00 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 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
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 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Fri 10:38 AM1663 km1034 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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