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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: 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 10' South, Longitude: 66° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 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' 13.0"1001.36 miwest0° 12' 40.3"14.51 misouth1001.39 mi
24 hours12° 33' 52.0"868.47 mieast5° 01' 44.4"345.56 misouth932.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeféSat 10:28 AM199 km124 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
MitúSat 9:28 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSat 10:28 AM679 km422 miles367 nmEast E
Puerto AyacuchoSat 9:58 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 10:28 AM886 km551 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSat 10:28 AM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth S
BogotaSat 9:28 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 9:28 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSat 10:28 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 9:28 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmWest W
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