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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 21:24:00 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: 13%

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 21:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 100° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.86 meters/second, 1507.9 km/hour, 937.0 miles/hour or 814.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.5"936.70 miwest0° 04' 27.6"5.11 minorth936.93 mi
24 hours14° 10' 44.9"922.79 mieast2° 21' 37.6"162.35 minorth943.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 4:24 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 3:24 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 4:24 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 1:24 PM3118 km1938 miles1684 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoFri 4:24 PM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 6:24 PM3295 km2048 miles1779 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 5:24 PM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 5:24 PM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 5:24 PM3672 km2281 miles1982 nmEast E
San JoseFri 3:24 PM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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