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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 = Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:52:00 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: 79%

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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 84° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.67 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.6"1003.57 miWest0° 11' 17.6"12.93 miNorth1003.76 mi
24 hours10° 53' 39.2"751.91 miEast4° 31' 29.5"310.90 miNorth814.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilWed 8:52 PM499 km310 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoWed 8:52 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNortheast NE
LojaWed 8:52 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
AmbatoWed 8:52 PM671 km417 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 8:52 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:52 PM690 km429 miles372 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoWed 8:52 PM738 km458 miles398 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliWed 8:52 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 8:52 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 8:52 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNortheast NE

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