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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: 25%

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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 83° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.3"1003.60 miwest0° 12' 12.3"13.98 misouth1003.69 mi
24 hours12° 01' 51.8"832.20 mieast4° 55' 29.8"338.39 misouth897.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PortoviejoFri 8:28 AM389 km242 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
EsmeraldasFri 8:28 AM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 8:28 AM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 8:28 AM512 km318 miles276 nmEast E
QuitoFri 8:28 AM586 km364 miles317 nmEast E
AmbatoFri 8:28 AM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:28 AM660 km410 miles356 nmWest W
LojaFri 8:28 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 8:28 AM886 km551 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaFri 8:28 AM923 km573 miles498 nmEast E
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