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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 23:06:00 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 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' South, Longitude: 97° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.52 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.7"971.84 miwest0° 09' 30.2"10.89 minorth972.23 mi
24 hours12° 20' 18.2"828.76 mieast4° 03' 33.5"279.02 minorth880.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 5:06 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 6:06 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSun 6:06 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 6:06 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 6:06 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 5:06 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 5:06 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 7:06 PM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 5:06 PM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 6:06 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmNortheast NE

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