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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: 71%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 105° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.2"994.58 miwest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 minorth994.88 mi
24 hours11° 13' 43.4"769.00 mieast4° 26' 43.5"305.49 minorth830.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 8:32 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 9:32 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth S
GuatemalaTue 8:32 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 8:32 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 8:32 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 8:32 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 9:32 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Tue 9:32 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 9:32 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmEast E
TegucigalpaTue 8:32 PM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNortheast NE
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