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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 114° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 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' 14.9"972.72 miwest0° 09' 34.7"10.97 minorth973.11 mi
24 hours12° 17' 57.4"826.78 mieast4° 04' 57.8"280.63 minorth879.18 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 7:14 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 4:14 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:14 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 2:14 PM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 6:14 PM4008 km2491 miles2164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 7:14 PM4021 km2498 miles2171 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 6:14 PM4062 km2524 miles2193 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 6:14 PM4084 km2537 miles2205 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 6:14 PM4191 km2604 miles2263 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 7:14 PM4193 km2605 miles2264 nmEast-northeast ENE

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