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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 9:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 117° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 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"937.54 miWest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 miSouth937.32 mi
24 hours14° 45' 37.8"961.86 miEast1° 15' 25.9"86.48 miSouth961.91 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 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 1:46 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 11:46 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 PM3646 km2266 miles1969 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 4:46 PM4367 km2714 miles2358 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 11:46 AM4439 km2758 miles2397 nmWest W
QuitoWed 4:46 PM4727 km2937 miles2552 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Wed 4:46 PM4744 km2948 miles2562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 3:46 PM4777 km2969 miles2580 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 3:46 PM4791 km2977 miles2587 nmNortheast NE

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