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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: 38%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' South, Longitude: 109° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.0"944.14 miwest0° 05' 38.4"6.47 minorth944.42 mi
24 hours13° 17' 56.3"870.16 mieast2° 44' 16.4"188.29 minorth896.91 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 7:14 PM901 km560 miles487 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 4:14 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:14 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 7:14 PM3535 km2196 miles1909 nmEast E
QuitoSat 7:14 PM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 9:14 PM4148 km2577 miles2240 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 6:14 PM4224 km2625 miles2281 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 6:14 PM4229 km2628 miles2283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 6:14 PM4242 km2636 miles2290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSat 2:14 PM4256 km2645 miles2298 nmWest W
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