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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 23:14:00 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 14' South, Longitude: 112° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.33 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"953.47 miwest0° 07' 31.1"8.62 minorth953.83 mi
24 hours13° 12' 41.7"872.93 mieast3° 24' 59.7"234.92 minorth911.24 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 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 3:14 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:14 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 6:14 PM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 1:14 PM3928 km2440 miles2121 nmWest W
QuitoSat 6:14 PM4178 km2596 miles2256 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 5:14 PM4272 km2655 miles2307 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 5:14 PM4277 km2657 miles2309 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 5:14 PM4312 km2679 miles2328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 5:14 PM4340 km2697 miles2343 nmNortheast NE

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