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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: 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 04' South, Longitude: 95° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 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' 29.9"1003.55 miwest0° 12' 13.1"13.99 misouth1003.64 mi
24 hours12° 03' 00.3"833.51 mieast4° 55' 35.0"338.49 misouth898.63 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 8:18 AM701 km436 miles379 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 8:18 AM1691 km1050 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 8:18 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 8:18 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 8:18 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 8:18 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 9:18 AM1790 km1113 miles967 nmEast E
TegucigalpaFri 8:18 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoFri 8:18 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 9:18 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmEast E
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