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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 65° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.31 meters/second, 1505.9 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 23.5"935.48 miwest0° 04' 07.5"4.73 minorth935.69 mi
24 hours14° 15' 50.5"927.30 mieast2° 14' 27.6"154.14 minorth946.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiFri 2:56 PM86 km54 miles47 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreFri 2:56 PM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarijaFri 2:56 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
Santa CruzFri 2:56 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:56 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaFri 3:56 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 2:56 PM588 km366 miles318 nmNortheast NE
TucumánFri 3:56 PM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Fri 3:56 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaFri 2:56 PM999 km621 miles540 nmNorth N

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