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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 21:36:00 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: 6%

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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 118° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.34 meters/second, 1495.2 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 11.1"928.80 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth928.85 mi
24 hours14° 53' 18.8"962.30 mieast1° 04' 33.2"74.01 minorth968.52 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 *Thu 4:36 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 1:36 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 11:36 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:36 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 11:36 AM4325 km2687 miles2335 nmWest W
LimaThu 4:36 PM4473 km2780 miles2415 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 6:36 PM4853 km3016 miles2620 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 4:36 PM4868 km3025 miles2628 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 3:36 PM4911 km3052 miles2652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 3:36 PM4945 km3073 miles2670 nmNortheast NE
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