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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 17:46:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 62° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.18 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 03.5"928.43 miwest0° 00' 21.0"0.40 minorth928.45 mi
24 hours14° 58' 19.0"967.45 mieast0° 50' 49.6"58.27 minorth971.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarijaThu 1:46 PM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 1:46 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzThu 1:46 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth N
SaltaThu 2:46 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 1:46 PM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánThu 2:46 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Thu 2:46 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:46 PM731 km455 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaThu 2:46 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoThu 1:46 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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