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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 6:02:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 77° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 427.37 meters/second, 1538.5 kilometres/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.93 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.0"955.71 miWest0° 08' 28.4"9.71 miSouth955.41 mi
24 hours14° 27' 53.8"959.56 miEast2° 49' 00.2"193.71 miSouth971.69 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 1:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth N
CallaoTue 1:02 PM497 km309 miles269 nmNorth N
ArequipaTue 1:02 PM679 km422 miles367 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 1:02 PM685 km425 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
TrujilloTue 1:02 PM933 km579 miles504 nmNorth N
La PazTue 2:02 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 2:02 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 2:02 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilTue 1:02 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth N
QuitoTue 1:02 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth N

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