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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 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' South, Longitude: 80° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 09.9"1001.15 miwest0° 12' 40.4"14.51 misouth1001.18 mi
24 hours12° 35' 14.3"869.93 mieast5° 01' 23.0"345.15 misouth933.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSat 10:28 AM74 km46 miles40 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoSat 10:28 AM147 km91 miles79 nmNorth N
CuencaSat 10:28 AM181 km112 miles97 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaSat 10:28 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
AmbatoSat 10:28 AM247 km154 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 10:28 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 10:28 AM329 km204 miles178 nmNortheast NE
EsmeraldasSat 10:28 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaSat 10:28 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
CaliSat 10:28 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNortheast NE
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