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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 Wednesday, November 14, 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: 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' South, Longitude: 63° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 00.8"932.74 miwest0° 03' 36.9"4.15 misouth932.57 mi
24 hours15° 13' 55.7"988.88 mieast0° 43' 08.9"49.47 misouth987.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarijaWed 12:46 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreWed 12:46 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
PotosiWed 12:46 PM212 km132 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzWed 12:46 PM276 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:46 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
SaltaWed 1:46 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazWed 12:46 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
TucumánWed 1:46 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Wed 1:46 PM849 km528 miles458 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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