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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 21:06:00 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: 32%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 21:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 68° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.84 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.4"970.31 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.73 minorth970.70 mi
24 hours12° 24' 25.6"832.25 mieast4° 01' 01.3"276.13 minorth883.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSun 5:06 PM263 km164 miles142 nmSouth S
CobijaSun 5:06 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth N
ArequipaSun 4:06 PM413 km257 miles223 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaSun 5:06 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 4:06 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSun 5:06 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
SucreSun 5:06 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 5:06 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSun 4:06 PM957 km594 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 5:06 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE

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