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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 2%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 78° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.93 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.6"965.92 miwest0° 09' 51.3"11.29 misouth965.63 mi
24 hours14° 20' 17.8"960.57 mieast3° 27' 54.7"238.27 misouth981.84 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 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 10:46 AM690 km429 miles373 nmEast E
La PazMon 11:46 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 11:46 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 10:46 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth N
SucreMon 11:46 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 10:46 AM1570 km975 miles848 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:46 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmNorthwest NW
CaliMon 10:46 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth N
BogotaMon 10:46 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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