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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 6:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 56' South, Longitude: 105° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.96 meters/second, 1594.7 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 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.9"990.69 miWest0° 12' 11.3"13.96 miSouth990.54 mi
24 hours13° 15' 48.9"908.71 miEast4° 38' 24.1"318.91 miSouth957.27 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 PM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:02 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuatemalaSun 12:02 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:02 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 12:02 PM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:02 PM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:02 PM3068 km1907 miles1657 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 1:02 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:02 PM3107 km1930 miles1678 nmEast E
TegucigalpaSun 12:02 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmNortheast NE

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