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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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 115° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.8"937.68 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.58 misouth937.46 mi
24 hours14° 45' 36.6"961.98 mieast1° 15' 57.6"87.10 misouth962.06 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 4:36 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:36 PM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmWest W
LimaWed 4:36 PM4144 km2575 miles2238 nmEast E
QuitoWed 4:36 PM4521 km2809 miles2441 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaWed 3:36 PM4638 km2882 miles2504 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 6:36 PM4639 km2883 miles2505 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorWed 3:36 PM4644 km2886 miles2508 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 4:36 PM4651 km2890 miles2511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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