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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 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 66° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.47 meters/second, 1524.5 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.79 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.0"946.97 miwest0° 07' 11.0"8.24 misouth946.69 mi
24 hours14° 58' 31.4"985.71 mieast2° 14' 06.4"153.73 misouth991.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroTue 11:56 AM35 km22 miles19 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaTue 11:56 AM92 km57 miles50 nmNortheast NE
SucreTue 11:56 AM207 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 11:56 AM208 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
PotosiTue 11:56 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzTue 11:56 AM387 km241 miles209 nmEast E
ArequipaTue 10:56 AM527 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:56 AM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-northeast ENE
RiberaltaTue 11:56 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth N
SaltaTue 12:56 PM775 km482 miles419 nmSouth S

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