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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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 67° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.34 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 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' 24.2"935.55 miwest0° 04' 08.6"4.75 minorth935.77 mi
24 hours14° 15' 32.2"927.03 mieast2° 14' 53.8"154.64 minorth946.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiFri 3:06 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
OruroFri 3:06 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth N
SucreFri 3:06 PM226 km141 miles122 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 3:06 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzFri 3:06 PM486 km302 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaFri 4:06 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaFri 2:06 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 3:06 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánFri 4:06 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 2:06 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorthwest NW

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