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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: 93%

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 Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 83° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 33' 14.7"1002.24 miwest0° 10' 43.6"12.28 minorth1002.17 mi
24 hours10° 43' 35.2"738.66 mieast4° 07' 38.5"283.63 minorth788.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidFri 10:18 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 10:18 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 9:18 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
AlajuelaFri 9:18 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 10:18 PM601 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
MasayaFri 9:18 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManaguaFri 9:18 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliFri 10:18 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 10:18 PM844 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinFri 10:18 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E

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