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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: 16%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 102° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.83 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"929.96 miwest0° 01' 15.8"1.45 misouth929.89 mi
24 hours14° 36' 35.6"944.45 mieast0° 10' 41.7"12.26 minorth945.09 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 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:46 PM2625 km1631 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 1:46 PM2848 km1769 miles1538 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 4:46 PM2899 km1802 miles1566 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 6:46 PM3445 km2140 miles1860 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 4:46 PM3480 km2163 miles1879 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 5:46 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmEast E
SucreThu 5:46 PM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 5:46 PM3918 km2435 miles2116 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 3:46 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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