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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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 79° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.92 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.4"965.97 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 misouth965.68 mi
24 hours14° 20' 19.9"960.66 mieast3° 27' 51.7"238.23 misouth981.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 10:46 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 11:46 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 11:46 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 10:46 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth N
SucreMon 11:46 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 10:46 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:46 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaMon 10:46 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 12:46 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaMon 12:46 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSoutheast SE
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