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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard 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 19:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 106° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.53 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 21' 56.9"931.63 miWest0° 03' 08.9"3.61 miSouth931.48 mi
24 hours15° 13' 43.4"987.55 miEast0° 31' 42.8"36.36 miSouth986.51 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 *Wed 2:46 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 11:46 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:46 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 2:46 PM3320 km2063 miles1792 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 2:46 PM3813 km2369 miles2059 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 4:46 PM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 3:46 PM4112 km2555 miles2220 nmEast E
San JoseWed 1:46 PM4183 km2599 miles2259 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:46 PM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 1:46 PM4250 km2641 miles2295 nmNortheast NE

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