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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 = Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 1:06:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 96° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.4"978.91 miWest0° 09' 47.0"11.21 miNorth979.28 mi
24 hours11° 47' 33.8"796.41 miEast4° 07' 52.7"283.95 miNorth850.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:06 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 8:06 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 8:06 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 8:06 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoMon 8:06 PM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 7:06 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 7:06 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 7:06 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 8:06 PM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 9:06 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmEast-southeast ESE

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