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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 61° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 01.2"932.81 miwest0° 03' 38.4"4.18 misouth932.63 mi
24 hours15° 13' 55.6"988.94 mieast0° 43' 47.0"50.20 misouth987.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzWed 12:36 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
SucreWed 12:36 PM421 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:36 PM425 km264 miles229 nmNorth N
SaltaWed 1:36 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
Asuncion *Wed 1:36 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSoutheast SE
La PazWed 12:36 PM817 km507 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánWed 1:36 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CórdobaWed 1:36 PM1274 km791 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoWed 12:36 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RosarioWed 1:36 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmSouth S

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