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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 14:08:00 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: 24%

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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 93° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 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' 30.4"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.4"1003.56 miwest0° 12' 13.0"13.99 misouth1003.65 mi
24 hours12° 02' 46.6"833.25 mieast4° 55' 34.2"338.47 misouth898.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 8:08 AM437 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 8:08 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 9:08 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 8:08 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 8:08 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 8:08 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 8:08 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 9:08 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmEast E
TegucigalpaFri 8:08 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 9:08 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmEast-northeast ENE
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