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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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 69° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.41 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' 11.2"946.83 miwest0° 07' 09.5"8.21 misouth946.55 mi
24 hours14° 58' 45.6"985.83 mieast2° 13' 25.1"152.95 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
Arica *Tue 1:08 PM90 km56 miles48 nmSouthwest SW
La PazTue 12:08 PM231 km143 miles125 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaTue 11:08 AM257 km159 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
SucreTue 12:08 PM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:08 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaTue 12:08 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
RiberaltaTue 12:08 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaltaTue 1:08 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 12:08 PM903 km561 miles488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 12:08 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
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