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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 19:14:00 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 19:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' South, Longitude: 69° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.37 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 24.7"935.61 miwest0° 04' 09.8"4.77 minorth935.83 mi
24 hours14° 15' 15.7"926.79 mieast2° 15' 17.6"155.09 minorth945.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Fri 4:14 PM115 km72 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
Arica *Fri 4:14 PM210 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
La PazFri 3:14 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 3:14 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaFri 2:14 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaFri 4:14 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzFri 3:14 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 2:14 PM838 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánFri 4:14 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 3:14 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
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