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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 21:08:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 122° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.3"953.37 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 misouth953.07 mi
24 hours14° 31' 10.6"961.02 mieast2° 39' 18.7"182.61 misouth971.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 1:08 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 4:08 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 11:08 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 11:08 AM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:08 PM4021 km2499 miles2171 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiWed 11:08 AM4347 km2701 miles2347 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Tue 4:08 PM4765 km2961 miles2573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 4:08 PM4926 km3061 miles2660 nmEast E
GuatemalaTue 3:08 PM4952 km3077 miles2674 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 3:08 PM4990 km3101 miles2695 nmNortheast NE

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