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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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' South, Longitude: 97° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.60 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 57.1"974.16 miwest0° 10' 45.7"12.33 misouth973.89 mi
24 hours13° 55' 36.8"940.04 mieast3° 53' 13.8"267.25 misouth969.70 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 12:26 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 1:26 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
LimaMon 1:26 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 1:26 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 1:26 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 12:26 PM2909 km1807 miles1571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:26 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 12:26 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 12:26 PM3112 km1934 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 1:26 PM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
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