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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 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 111° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 49.8"944.32 miwest0° 05' 39.7"6.49 minorth944.60 mi
24 hours13° 17' 34.5"869.91 mieast2° 44' 43.2"188.81 minorth896.79 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 7:24 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 4:24 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:24 PM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 7:24 PM3814 km2370 miles2059 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 2:24 PM3976 km2470 miles2147 nmWest W
QuitoSat 7:24 PM4196 km2607 miles2266 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 6:24 PM4387 km2726 miles2369 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 6:24 PM4390 km2728 miles2370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 9:24 PM4392 km2729 miles2372 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 6:24 PM4420 km2747 miles2387 nmNortheast NE
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