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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 56' South
Longitude: 105° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.96 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.51 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.9"990.75 miwest0° 12' 11.2"13.96 misouth990.60 mi
24 hours13° 15' 50.8"908.80 mieast4° 38' 22.5"318.90 misouth957.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:02 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:02 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth S
GuatemalaSun 12:02 PM2981 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:02 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 12:02 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:02 PM3075 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:02 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 1:02 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:02 PM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmEast E
TegucigalpaSun 12:02 PM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmNortheast NE
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