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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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:16:00 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: 49%

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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 110° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.3"961.47 miwest0° 08' 07.2"9.31 minorth961.84 mi
24 hours12° 28' 58.3"829.79 mieast3° 35' 27.8"246.88 minorth872.36 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 *Sun 8:16 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 5:16 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:16 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 8:16 PM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmEast E
QuitoSun 8:16 PM3966 km2464 miles2142 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 7:16 PM4067 km2527 miles2196 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 7:16 PM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 3:16 PM4117 km2558 miles2223 nmWest W
San JoseSun 7:16 PM4124 km2563 miles2227 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 8:16 PM4132 km2568 miles2231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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