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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 111° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.95 meters/second, 1501.0 km/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.7"932.41 miwest0° 02' 29.0"2.85 minorth932.54 mi
24 hours14° 03' 43.1"910.43 mieast1° 35' 58.3"110.03 minorth921.67 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 6:24 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 3:24 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:24 PM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 6:24 PM3773 km2345 miles2037 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 1:24 PM4033 km2506 miles2178 nmWest W
QuitoFri 6:24 PM4222 km2623 miles2280 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 8:24 PM4243 km2636 miles2291 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 5:24 PM4501 km2797 miles2431 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 5:24 PM4506 km2800 miles2433 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 5:24 PM4511 km2803 miles2436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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