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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, November 7, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 94° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.38 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.8"991.68 miwest0° 10' 18.6"11.81 misouth991.99 mi
24 hours11° 19' 44.3"773.20 mieast4° 21' 36.4"299.62 misouth833.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaWed 6:36 AM653 km406 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:36 AM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 6:36 AM710 km441 miles384 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:36 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
Santa María HuatulcoWed 6:36 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San MiguelWed 6:36 AM788 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
Tuxtla GutierrezWed 6:36 AM823 km511 miles444 nmNorth N
OaxacaWed 6:36 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManaguaWed 6:36 AM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 6:36 AM910 km566 miles491 nmNortheast NE

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