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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 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 111° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.3 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"964.07 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 misouth963.77 mi
24 hours14° 24' 34.1"963.70 mieast3° 21' 48.1"231.28 misouth983.24 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 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 10:02 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:02 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 1:02 PM3765 km2339 miles2033 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:02 PM3994 km2482 miles2157 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 12:02 PM4003 km2487 miles2161 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:02 PM4011 km2492 miles2166 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 12:02 PM4029 km2503 miles2175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteMon 8:02 AM4052 km2518 miles2188 nmWest W
ManaguaMon 12:02 PM4094 km2544 miles2211 nmNortheast NE

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