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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 119° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.89 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.9"963.61 miwest0° 09' 35.3"10.99 misouth963.31 mi
24 hours14° 25' 36.8"964.46 mieast3° 20' 15.4"229.51 misouth983.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 10:36 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 1:36 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 8:36 AM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:36 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 8:36 AM4270 km2653 miles2305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityMon 12:36 PM4424 km2749 miles2389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 8:36 AM4522 km2810 miles2442 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaMon 12:36 PM4592 km2853 miles2480 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:36 PM4629 km2876 miles2499 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 1:36 PM4644 km2885 miles2507 nmEast E

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