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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 Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 04:18:00 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: 97%

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 Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' North, Longitude: 87° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.9"992.12 miwest0° 09' 45.5"11.18 minorth991.95 mi
24 hours10° 51' 37.2"740.52 mieast3° 39' 50.4"251.85 minorth777.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiberiaSat 10:18 PM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSat 10:18 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 10:18 PM289 km179 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaSat 10:18 PM326 km203 miles176 nmEast E
San JoseSat 10:18 PM340 km211 miles183 nmEast E
MatagalpaSat 10:18 PM382 km238 miles206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelSat 10:18 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaSat 10:18 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSat 10:18 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavidSat 11:18 PM540 km335 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
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