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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 23:56:00 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: 33%

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 23:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' South, Longitude: 109° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.3"972.47 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 minorth972.86 mi
24 hours12° 18' 36.1"827.33 mieast4° 04' 34.8"280.19 minorth879.58 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 6:56 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 3:56 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 5:56 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 6:56 PM3522 km2188 miles1902 nmEast E
QuitoSun 6:56 PM3724 km2314 miles2011 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 5:56 PM3763 km2338 miles2032 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 5:56 PM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 5:56 PM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 5:56 PM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 5:56 PM3838 km2385 miles2073 nmNortheast NE

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