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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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 14:18:00 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: 5%

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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 08' South, Longitude: 63° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.4"1001.39 miwest0° 12' 40.3"14.51 misouth1001.42 mi
24 hours12° 33' 38.4"868.23 mieast5° 01' 47.7"345.62 misouth932.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeféSat 10:18 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSat 10:18 AM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaSat 10:18 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MitúSat 9:18 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoSat 9:48 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 10:18 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSat 10:18 AM1018 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSat 10:18 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 11:18 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 9:18 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
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