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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 = Monday, October 22, 2012 at 2:06:00 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: 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 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 122° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.18 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.04 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.4"962.09 miWest0° 08' 11.4"9.39 miNorth962.46 mi
24 hours12° 27' 24.1"828.52 miEast3° 36' 51.3"248.48 miNorth871.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 6:06 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 9:06 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 4:06 PM2840 km1764 miles1533 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 4:06 PM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:06 PM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 4:06 PM4264 km2649 miles2302 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Sun 9:06 PM4703 km2923 miles2540 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 8:06 PM4914 km3054 miles2654 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 8:06 PM4956 km3080 miles2676 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 9:06 PM4971 km3089 miles2684 nmEast E

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