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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: 26%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' South, Longitude: 109° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.93 meters/second, 1500.9 km/hour, 932.6 miles/hour or 810.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.3"932.43 miwest0° 02' 27.7"2.82 minorth932.56 mi
24 hours14° 03' 57.7"910.72 mieast1° 35' 30.8"109.51 minorth921.88 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 6:14 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 3:14 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:14 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 6:14 PM3554 km2209 miles1919 nmEast E
QuitoFri 6:14 PM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 8:14 PM4047 km2515 miles2185 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:14 PM4255 km2644 miles2298 nmWest W
La PazFri 7:14 PM4345 km2700 miles2346 nmEast E
San JoseFri 5:14 PM4355 km2706 miles2352 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 5:14 PM4381 km2722 miles2366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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