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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 62° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.57 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.79 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.3"947.27 miwest0° 07' 13.5"8.28 misouth946.98 mi
24 hours14° 58' 09.0"985.58 mieast2° 15' 11.0"154.98 misouth991.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzTue 11:36 AM94 km58 miles51 nmWest W
SucreTue 11:36 AM338 km210 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazTue 11:36 AM638 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaTue 12:36 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Tue 12:36 PM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 11:36 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaTue 12:36 PM1512 km940 miles816 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Tue 1:36 PM1554 km965 miles839 nmEast E
ManausTue 11:36 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmNorth N
RosarioTue 12:36 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouth S
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