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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 6:12:00 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 18:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 94° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.0"974.34 miWest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 miSouth974.07 mi
24 hours13° 55' 14.8"939.78 miEast3° 53' 46.2"267.87 miSouth969.63 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 12:12 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 1:12 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 1:12 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:12 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 1:12 PM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseMon 12:12 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 2:12 PM2843 km1766 miles1535 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaMon 12:12 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 1:12 PM2888 km1795 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoMon 2:12 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmEast E

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