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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 23:24:00 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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 114° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.39 meters/second, 1535.0 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.8"953.60 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.64 minorth953.96 mi
24 hours13° 12' 18.8"872.61 mieast3° 25' 19.9"235.30 minorth911.03 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 6:24 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 3:24 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:24 PM3311 km2058 miles1788 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 1:24 PM3673 km2283 miles1983 nmWest W
LimaSat 6:24 PM4118 km2559 miles2224 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 5:24 PM4406 km2738 miles2379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 6:24 PM4413 km2742 miles2383 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 5:24 PM4425 km2750 miles2389 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 5:24 PM4439 km2758 miles2397 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 5:24 PM4528 km2813 miles2445 nmNortheast NE
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