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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 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 12' South, Longitude: 68° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.5"1001.39 miwest0° 12' 40.3"14.51 misouth1001.42 mi
24 hours12° 34' 07.3"868.80 mieast5° 01' 40.6"345.51 misouth932.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoSat 10:38 AM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth S
Puerto AyacuchoSat 10:08 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 9:38 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSat 10:38 AM975 km606 miles526 nmEast E
CaliSat 9:38 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 9:38 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinSat 9:38 AM1206 km750 miles651 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 9:38 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest W
CaracasSat 10:08 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth N
LimaSat 9:38 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouthwest SW

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