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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 111° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 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"944.24 miWest0° 05' 39.6"6.49 miNorth944.53 mi
24 hours13° 17' 36.6"869.88 miEast2° 44' 40.5"188.75 miNorth896.74 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 7:24 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 4:24 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:24 PM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 7:24 PM3786 km2353 miles2044 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 2:24 PM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmWest W
QuitoSat 7:24 PM4170 km2591 miles2252 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 9:24 PM4369 km2715 miles2359 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 6:24 PM4370 km2716 miles2360 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 6:24 PM4374 km2718 miles2362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 6:24 PM4400 km2734 miles2376 nmNortheast NE

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