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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:46:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM3422 km2127 miles1848 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 km2417 miles2101 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 3:46 PM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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