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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 22:34:00 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 22:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 117° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.9"937.30 miwest0° 04' 36.9"5.29 minorth937.54 mi
24 hours14° 08' 16.7"920.62 mieast2° 24' 58.4"166.18 minorth942.04 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 5:34 PM1134 km705 miles613 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 2:34 PM1465 km911 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 12:34 PM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 4:34 PM3646 km2266 miles1969 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 5:34 PM4360 km2709 miles2354 nmEast E
RarotongaFri 12:34 PM4445 km2762 miles2400 nmWest W
QuitoFri 5:34 PM4725 km2936 miles2551 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 4:34 PM4753 km2953 miles2566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 4:34 PM4782 km2972 miles2582 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 4:34 PM4795 km2980 miles2589 nmNortheast NE

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