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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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 121° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.41 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.1"944.67 miwest0° 05' 44.2"6.58 minorth944.96 mi
24 hours13° 16' 13.8"868.72 mieast2° 46' 20.9"190.67 minorth896.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 5:06 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 8:06 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 3:06 PM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 3:06 PM3976 km2470 miles2147 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:06 PM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 3:06 PM4517 km2807 miles2439 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSat 8:06 PM4847 km3012 miles2617 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 8:06 PM4904 km3047 miles2648 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 7:06 PM5044 km3134 miles2723 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSat 2:06 PM5054 km3141 miles2729 nmWest W
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