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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 22:24:00 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 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 114° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.1"937.22 miwest0° 04' 35.7"5.27 minorth937.46 mi
24 hours14° 08' 38.0"920.93 mieast2° 24' 29.9"165.64 minorth942.24 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 5:24 PM979 km608 miles528 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 2:24 PM1694 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:24 PM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 12:24 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmWest W
LimaFri 5:24 PM4109 km2554 miles2219 nmEast E
QuitoFri 5:24 PM4494 km2793 miles2427 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 7:24 PM4599 km2858 miles2483 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaFri 4:24 PM4629 km2876 miles2499 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 4:24 PM4633 km2879 miles2502 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 4:24 PM4652 km2891 miles2512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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