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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 20:16:00 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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 69° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.35 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.9"951.28 miwest0° 07' 12.8"8.27 minorth951.63 mi
24 hours13° 19' 30.6"878.70 mieast3° 18' 52.9"227.92 minorth915.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Sat 5:16 PM117 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSat 4:16 PM210 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaSat 3:16 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 4:16 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 3:16 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaSat 4:16 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
RiberaltaSat 4:16 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 4:16 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaltaSat 5:16 PM915 km569 miles494 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 4:16 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
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