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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 89° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.78 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.4"974.64 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 misouth974.38 mi
24 hours13° 54' 45.3"939.50 mieast3° 54' 29.6"268.72 misouth969.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:52 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
LimaMon 12:52 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 12:52 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 12:52 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 1:52 PM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 1:52 PM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmEast E
San JoseMon 11:52 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaMon 12:52 PM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 12:52 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaMon 12:52 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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