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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 17:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 89° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.79 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"974.59 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 misouth974.33 mi
24 hours13° 54' 43.5"939.41 mieast3° 54' 32.3"268.75 misouth969.53 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 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 12:52 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 12:52 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 1:52 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 1:52 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmEast E
BogotaMon 12:52 PM2546 km1582 miles1374 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:52 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 12:52 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 12:52 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmSouthwest SW
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