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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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 119° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.21 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 13.3"937.51 miwest0° 04' 48.9"5.52 misouth937.29 mi
24 hours14° 45' 39.0"961.86 mieast1° 14' 46.1"85.73 misouth961.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 4:56 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:56 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM4163 km2587 miles2248 nmWest W
LimaWed 4:56 PM4646 km2887 miles2509 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM4738 km2944 miles2558 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Wed 4:56 PM4873 km3028 miles2631 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 3:56 PM4962 km3083 miles2679 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 3:56 PM4984 km3097 miles2691 nmNortheast NE
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