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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 103° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.68 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 02.0"945.19 miwest0° 06' 51.2"7.86 misouth944.92 mi
24 hours15° 01' 22.6"987.16 mieast2° 05' 23.7"143.75 misouth991.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Tue 1:26 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:26 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 1:26 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmEast E
AdamstownTue 10:26 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoTue 1:26 PM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Tue 3:26 PM3638 km2261 miles1964 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 2:26 PM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:26 PM3747 km2328 miles2023 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 12:26 PM3831 km2381 miles2069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 12:26 PM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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