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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 7:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 71° 30' West

The ground speed is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 kilometres/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 25.5"935.70 miWest0° 04' 11.1"4.80 miNorth935.91 mi
24 hours14° 14' 55.1"926.48 miEast2° 15' 47.1"155.65 miNorth945.75 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Fri 4:24 PM143 km89 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
Arica *Fri 4:24 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaFri 2:24 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth N
Antofagasta *Fri 4:24 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazFri 3:24 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNortheast NE
CochabambaFri 3:24 PM630 km392 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 3:24 PM662 km411 miles357 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 2:24 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
SaltaFri 4:24 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzFri 3:24 PM908 km564 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE

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