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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 18:34:00 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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 74° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.20 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.9"928.49 miwest0° 00' 28.7"0.55 minorth928.51 mi
24 hours14° 57' 19.3"966.41 mieast0° 53' 42.9"61.59 minorth971.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 1:34 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 2:34 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 1:34 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 2:34 PM984 km612 miles532 nmEast E
LimaThu 1:34 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaThu 3:34 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 2:34 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:34 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaThu 3:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaThu 3:34 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmSoutheast SE
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