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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: 13%
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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 47' South
Longitude: 105° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.94 meters/second, 1508.2 km/hour, 937.2 miles/hour or 814.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 23' 36.3"936.96 miwest0° 04' 30.6"5.17 minorth937.20 mi
24 hours14° 09' 56.2"922.14 mieast2° 22' 44.2"163.63 minorth943.03 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 4:46 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 1:46 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 3:46 PM2737 km1700 miles1478 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 4:46 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmEast E
QuitoFri 4:46 PM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 6:46 PM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 5:46 PM3997 km2483 miles2158 nmEast E
San JoseFri 3:46 PM4060 km2523 miles2192 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 3:46 PM4127 km2565 miles2229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 3:46 PM4132 km2568 miles2231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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