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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 22:06:00 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 22:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' South, Longitude: 82° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.18 meters/second, 1563.1 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 844.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.1"971.08 miwest0° 09' 26.1"10.81 minorth971.47 mi
24 hours12° 22' 21.3"830.50 mieast4° 02' 18.3"277.59 minorth881.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 5:06 PM675 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 5:06 PM1345 km835 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 5:06 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 6:06 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 4:06 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSun 6:06 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 6:06 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSun 5:06 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 7:06 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaSun 5:06 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth N

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