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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 22%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 14' South, Longitude: 112° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.9"953.49 miwest0° 07' 31.1"8.62 minorth953.85 mi
24 hours13° 12' 39.2"872.90 mieast3° 25' 01.9"234.96 minorth911.22 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 6:14 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 3:14 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:14 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 6:14 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 1:14 PM3899 km2423 miles2105 nmWest W
QuitoSat 6:14 PM4204 km2612 miles2270 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 5:14 PM4289 km2665 miles2316 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 5:14 PM4294 km2668 miles2319 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 5:14 PM4322 km2685 miles2333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 5:14 PM4361 km2710 miles2355 nmNortheast NE

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