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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 17:08:00 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 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' South, Longitude: 84° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.09 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.77 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.2"946.12 miwest0° 07' 01.6"8.06 misouth945.84 mi
24 hours14° 59' 55.0"986.43 mieast2° 09' 58.4"149.00 misouth991.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 12:08 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:08 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 12:08 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 1:08 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:08 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:08 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 12:08 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Tue 2:08 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaTue 2:08 PM2494 km1549 miles1346 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaTue 12:08 PM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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