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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.3"953.42 miwest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 misouth953.12 mi
24 hours14° 31' 11.8"961.09 mieast2° 39' 15.2"182.56 misouth971.28 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 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 4:08 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 11:08 AM2843 km1766 miles1535 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 11:08 AM3910 km2430 miles2111 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:08 PM4048 km2515 miles2186 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiWed 11:08 AM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Tue 4:08 PM4781 km2971 miles2582 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 4:08 PM4955 km3079 miles2675 nmEast E
GuatemalaTue 3:08 PM4974 km3090 miles2686 nmNortheast NE
AlofiTue 10:08 AM4979 km3094 miles2688 nmWest W
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