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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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 117° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 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' 13.5"937.60 miwest0° 04' 50.3"5.55 misouth937.38 mi
24 hours14° 45' 37.9"961.92 mieast1° 15' 22.0"86.41 misouth961.97 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 4:46 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 1:46 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 11:46 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 4:46 PM4395 km2731 miles2373 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 11:46 AM4412 km2741 miles2382 nmWest W
QuitoWed 4:46 PM4753 km2954 miles2567 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Wed 4:46 PM4756 km2955 miles2568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 3:46 PM4796 km2980 miles2589 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 3:46 PM4810 km2989 miles2597 nmNortheast NE
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