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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 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 10' South
Longitude: 66° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.7 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"1001.42 miwest0° 12' 40.3"14.51 misouth1001.46 mi
24 hours12° 33' 53.6"868.56 mieast5° 01' 44.0"345.57 misouth932.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 10:28 AM709 km440 miles383 nmEast E
Puerto AyacuchoSat 9:58 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 10:28 AM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth S
BogotaSat 9:28 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 9:28 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSat 10:28 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 9:28 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest W
MedellinSat 9:28 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorthwest NW
CaracasSat 9:58 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 9:28 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest W
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