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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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 56' South
Longitude: 69° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 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' 11.1"946.88 miwest0° 07' 09.3"8.20 misouth946.60 mi
24 hours14° 58' 46.9"985.91 mieast2° 13' 21.3"152.88 misouth991.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Tue 1:08 PM71 km44 miles39 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArequipaTue 11:08 AM236 km147 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
La PazTue 12:08 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
SucreTue 12:08 PM512 km318 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaltaTue 1:08 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 12:08 PM910 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 11:08 AM999 km621 miles540 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 1:08 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaTue 1:08 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Tue 1:08 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
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