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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 114° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.92 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' 15.0"972.73 miwest0° 09' 34.7"10.98 minorth973.12 mi
24 hours12° 17' 55.5"826.75 mieast4° 04' 58.9"280.65 minorth879.16 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 7:16 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 4:16 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:16 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 2:16 PM3802 km2363 miles2053 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 6:16 PM4018 km2496 miles2169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 7:16 PM4044 km2513 miles2183 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 6:16 PM4077 km2533 miles2201 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 6:16 PM4099 km2547 miles2213 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 6:16 PM4208 km2615 miles2272 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 7:16 PM4214 km2619 miles2276 nmEast-northeast ENE

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