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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 19:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 106° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.39 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.6"973.70 miwest0° 10' 43.0"12.28 misouth973.43 mi
24 hours13° 56' 33.0"940.69 mieast3° 51' 49.8"265.65 misouth969.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 2:02 PM1620 km1006 miles875 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:02 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 11:02 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 2:02 PM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmEast E
QuitoMon 2:02 PM3361 km2088 miles1815 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 1:02 PM3477 km2161 miles1878 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:02 PM3486 km2166 miles1883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseMon 1:02 PM3506 km2179 miles1893 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 1:02 PM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaMon 1:02 PM3633 km2258 miles1962 nmNortheast NE
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