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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' South, Longitude: 122° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 13.1"937.36 miwest0° 04' 47.4"5.49 misouth937.14 mi
24 hours14° 45' 40.1"961.72 mieast1° 14' 07.3"84.98 misouth961.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 2:08 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 5:08 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 4:08 PM4134 km2569 miles2232 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM4495 km2793 miles2427 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 5:08 PM4919 km3057 miles2656 nmEast E
AlofiWed 11:08 AM4974 km3091 miles2686 nmWest W
Mexico City *Wed 5:08 PM5013 km3115 miles2707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 4:08 PM5153 km3202 miles2782 nmNortheast NE
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