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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 20:06:00 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: 21%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 67° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.30 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.0"951.15 miwest0° 07' 11.8"8.25 minorth951.51 mi
24 hours13° 19' 53.6"879.02 mieast3° 18' 31.7"227.52 minorth915.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroSat 4:06 PM46 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CochabambaSat 4:06 PM129 km80 miles70 nmEast E
La PazSat 4:06 PM149 km92 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 4:06 PM270 km168 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzSat 4:06 PM442 km274 miles239 nmEast E
ArequipaSat 3:06 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 4:06 PM693 km431 miles374 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 3:06 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
RiberaltaSat 4:06 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth N
CobijaSat 4:06 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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