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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 5:02:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 77° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.07 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.26 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.9"975.22 miWest0° 10' 52.3"12.46 miSouth974.96 mi
24 hours13° 53' 24.7"938.48 miEast3° 56' 26.3"270.92 miSouth969.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CallaoMon 12:02 PM47 km29 miles25 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 12:02 PM52 km32 miles28 nmNortheast NE
HuancayoMon 12:02 PM239 km149 miles129 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 12:02 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast E
LojaMon 12:02 PM949 km590 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaMon 1:02 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 1:02 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 1:02 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 12:02 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 12:02 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorth N

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