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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 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 02:32:00 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: 71%

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 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 105° 02' 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"994.50 miwest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 minorth994.80 mi
24 hours11° 13' 44.7"768.97 mieast4° 26' 43.1"305.46 minorth830.64 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 PM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 9:32 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuatemalaTue 8:32 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 8:32 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 8:32 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 8:32 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 9:32 PM3070 km1907 miles1657 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 9:32 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmEast E
Mexico City *Tue 9:32 PM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 8:32 PM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmNortheast NE
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