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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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 76° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.49 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 27.0"935.87 miwest0° 04' 14.0"4.86 minorth936.09 mi
24 hours14° 14' 11.3"925.84 mieast2° 16' 49.4"156.84 minorth945.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 2:44 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 2:44 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 2:44 PM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
La PazFri 3:44 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 3:44 PM1190 km739 miles642 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 3:44 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 4:44 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 4:44 PM1777 km1104 miles959 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 2:44 PM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 4:44 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE

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