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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 of the movement is currently 427.37 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 1:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth N
ArequipaTue 1:02 PM680 km422 miles367 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 1:02 PM685 km425 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazTue 2:02 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 2:02 PM1307 km812 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 2:02 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilTue 1:02 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmNorth N
QuitoTue 1:02 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth N
Santiago *Tue 3:02 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:02 PM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNorthwest NW

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