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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: 88%

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 Friday, October 26, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 24' North, Longitude: 124° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.87 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.3"1006.33 miwest0° 11' 12.5"12.84 minorth1006.37 mi
24 hours10° 43' 05.0"741.21 mieast4° 23' 32.9"301.83 minorth799.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 9:24 PM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmSouth S
HermosilloThu 10:24 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 7:24 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Fri 12:24 AM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 12:24 AM3566 km2216 miles1925 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 7:24 PM3609 km2243 miles1949 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Thu 10:24 PM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 10:24 PM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:24 PM3937 km2447 miles2126 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Thu 10:24 PM3976 km2470 miles2147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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