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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: 8%
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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 32' South
Longitude: 103° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.64 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.1"938.11 miwest0° 04' 58.9"5.71 misouth937.88 mi
24 hours14° 45' 29.8"962.26 mieast1° 18' 56.0"90.50 misouth962.52 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 *Wed 3:46 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:46 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownWed 12:46 PM2851 km1772 miles1539 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaWed 3:46 PM2901 km1803 miles1566 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 3:46 PM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 5:46 PM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 4:46 PM3704 km2302 miles2000 nmEast E
San JoseWed 2:46 PM3864 km2401 miles2087 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoWed 4:46 PM3927 km2440 miles2120 nmEast E
ManaguaWed 2:46 PM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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