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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 78° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.78 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 08.6"946.38 miwest0° 07' 04.6"8.11 misouth946.10 mi
24 hours14° 59' 29.7"986.22 mieast2° 11' 14.4"150.45 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
LimaTue 11:46 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:46 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 12:46 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast E
SucreTue 12:46 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 12:46 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilTue 11:46 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorth N
Santiago *Tue 1:46 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoTue 11:46 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth N
CórdobaTue 1:46 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsTue 10:46 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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