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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 23:24:00 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: 37%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 97° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.0"943.63 miwest0° 05' 32.6"6.36 minorth943.91 mi
24 hours13° 19' 34.6"871.54 mieast2° 42' 15.6"185.98 minorth897.74 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 *Sat 6:24 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:24 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 6:24 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 6:24 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 6:24 PM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 8:24 PM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 7:24 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 7:24 PM3319 km2063 miles1792 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 7:24 PM3361 km2089 miles1815 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 3:24 PM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmWest-southwest WSW
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