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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 21:16:00 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 21:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 70° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.90 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.5"970.44 miwest0° 09' 22.7"10.75 minorth970.83 mi
24 hours12° 24' 04.8"831.96 mieast4° 01' 14.4"276.37 minorth882.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuzcoSun 4:16 PM132 km82 miles71 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 4:16 PM207 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArequipaSun 4:16 PM263 km164 miles142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazSun 5:16 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSun 5:16 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSun 5:16 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSun 5:16 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 4:16 PM705 km438 miles381 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSun 5:16 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 4:16 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
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