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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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 84° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.79 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 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' 03.6"965.67 miwest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 misouth965.38 mi
24 hours14° 21' 01.4"961.17 mieast3° 26' 53.7"237.13 misouth982.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 11:08 AM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 11:08 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 10:08 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 11:08 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 12:08 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:08 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 12:08 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaMon 11:08 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 1:08 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaMon 11:08 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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