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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 9:56:00 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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 119° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.22 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"937.46 miWest0° 04' 49.1"5.52 miSouth937.24 mi
24 hours14° 45' 38.8"961.80 miEast1° 14' 50.1"85.80 miSouth961.82 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 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 4:56 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:56 PM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM4191 km2604 miles2263 nmWest W
LimaWed 4:56 PM4618 km2869 miles2493 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM4763 km2960 miles2572 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Wed 4:56 PM4860 km3020 miles2624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 3:56 PM4943 km3072 miles2669 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 4:56 PM4962 km3083 miles2679 nmEast-northeast ENE

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