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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 18:02:00 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 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 111° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.8"964.08 miwest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 misouth963.79 mi
24 hours14° 24' 32.1"963.68 mieast3° 21' 51.3"231.34 misouth983.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 1:02 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 10:02 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:02 PM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 1:02 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:02 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 12:02 PM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:02 PM3993 km2481 miles2156 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 12:02 PM4018 km2497 miles2170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:02 PM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 12:02 PM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmNortheast NE

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