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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 23:34:00 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: 23%

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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 117° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.44 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.8"953.72 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 minorth954.08 mi
24 hours13° 11' 55.9"872.29 mieast3° 25' 39.9"235.68 minorth910.81 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 6:34 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 3:34 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 1:34 PM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:34 PM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 6:34 PM4374 km2718 miles2362 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 1:34 PM4470 km2778 miles2414 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 5:34 PM4514 km2805 miles2437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 5:34 PM4588 km2851 miles2478 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 5:34 PM4610 km2864 miles2489 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 6:34 PM4652 km2891 miles2512 nmEast-northeast ENE

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