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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 18:14:00 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 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 69° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.19 meters/second, 1494.7 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.3"928.46 miwest0° 00' 25.5"0.49 minorth928.49 mi
24 hours14° 57' 44.4"966.85 mieast0° 52' 30.7"60.21 minorth971.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Thu 3:14 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 2:14 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 2:14 PM514 km319 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaThu 1:14 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaThu 3:14 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánThu 3:14 PM796 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 1:14 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoThu 2:14 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorth N
LimaThu 1:14 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaThu 3:14 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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