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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 22:24:00 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: 26%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' South, Longitude: 96° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.81 meters/second, 1500.5 km/hour, 932.4 miles/hour or 810.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.3"932.11 miwest0° 02' 20.6"2.69 minorth932.23 mi
24 hours14° 05' 21.1"911.96 mieast1° 32' 53.2"106.49 minorth922.64 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 *Fri 5:24 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 5:24 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:24 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 7:24 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 5:24 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 6:24 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmEast E
SucreFri 6:24 PM3314 km2059 miles1789 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 6:24 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 2:24 PM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaFri 7:24 PM3470 km2156 miles1873 nmEast-southeast ESE

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