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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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 38' South
Longitude: 122° 42' 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' 12.9"937.41 miwest0° 04' 47.2"5.49 misouth937.20 mi
24 hours14° 45' 40.2"961.78 mieast1° 14' 03.3"84.91 misouth961.76 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 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 5:08 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 4:08 PM4159 km2584 miles2246 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM4470 km2778 miles2414 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 11:08 AM4946 km3073 miles2671 nmWest W
LimaWed 5:08 PM4947 km3074 miles2671 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 5:08 PM5028 km3124 miles2715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 4:08 PM5173 km3214 miles2793 nmNortheast NE
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