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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 Friday, November 16, 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: 12%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 59° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.23 meters/second, 1505.6 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 21.7"935.29 miwest0° 04' 04.2"4.67 minorth935.51 mi
24 hours14° 16' 37.8"928.01 mieast2° 13' 18.8"152.82 minorth946.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 3:34 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 2:34 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzFri 2:34 PM460 km286 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 3:34 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreFri 2:34 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest W
SaltaFri 3:34 PM805 km500 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
TucumánFri 3:34 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 2:34 PM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 4:34 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:34 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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