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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 33%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' South, Longitude: 102° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.63 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.3"972.15 miwest0° 09' 31.3"10.91 minorth972.54 mi
24 hours12° 19' 39.1"828.27 mieast4° 03' 57.1"279.49 minorth880.29 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 *Sun 6:24 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 5:24 PM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 6:24 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmEast E
QuitoSun 6:24 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 3:24 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseSun 5:24 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 5:24 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 5:24 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 5:24 PM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSun 5:24 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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