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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 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: 22%

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 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 100° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.1"952.85 miwest0° 07' 26.0"8.52 minorth953.21 mi
24 hours13° 14' 36.4"874.55 mieast3° 23' 18.6"232.99 minorth912.31 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 *Sat 5:24 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 4:24 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 5:24 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmEast E
QuitoSat 5:24 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 2:24 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 6:24 PM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 7:24 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseSat 4:24 PM3517 km2185 miles1899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 4:24 PM3618 km2248 miles1954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 6:24 PM3625 km2253 miles1958 nmEast E

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