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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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 21:46:00 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: 16%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 102° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.84 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.9"929.89 miwest0° 01' 16.0"1.45 misouth929.83 mi
24 hours14° 36' 36.5"944.40 mieast0° 10' 37.8"12.19 minorth945.04 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 *Thu 4:46 PM986 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:46 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 4:46 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 1:46 PM2875 km1786 miles1552 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Thu 6:46 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 4:46 PM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 5:46 PM3639 km2261 miles1965 nmEast E
SucreThu 5:46 PM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 5:46 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 3:46 PM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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