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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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 113° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.97 meters/second, 1501.1 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.3"932.46 miwest0° 02' 30.6"2.88 minorth932.60 mi
24 hours14° 03' 24.8"910.15 mieast1° 36' 32.4"110.68 minorth921.49 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 6:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 3:34 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:34 PM3432 km2133 miles1853 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 1:34 PM3755 km2333 miles2027 nmWest W
LimaFri 6:34 PM4048 km2516 miles2186 nmEast E
QuitoFri 6:34 PM4469 km2777 miles2413 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 8:34 PM4489 km2789 miles2424 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 5:34 PM4664 km2898 miles2518 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 5:34 PM4664 km2898 miles2518 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 5:34 PM4703 km2922 miles2540 nmNortheast NE

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