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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 23:14:00 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' South, Longitude: 108° 54' 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.1"932.36 miwest0° 02' 27.6"2.82 minorth932.49 mi
24 hours14° 03' 59.6"910.69 mieast1° 35' 27.4"109.44 minorth921.83 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 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 3:14 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:14 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 6:14 PM3527 km2192 miles1904 nmEast E
QuitoFri 6:14 PM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 8:14 PM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:14 PM4283 km2661 miles2313 nmWest W
La PazFri 7:14 PM4317 km2682 miles2331 nmEast E
San JoseFri 5:14 PM4337 km2695 miles2342 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 5:14 PM4367 km2713 miles2358 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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