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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: 44%
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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 36' South
Longitude: 99° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.29 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"989.33 miwest0° 10' 45.7"12.33 minorth989.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 53.4"789.99 mieast4° 25' 42.1"304.34 minorth850.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 6:06 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 7:06 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilMon 7:06 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 7:06 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
QuitoMon 7:06 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 6:06 PM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 6:06 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 6:06 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 6:06 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaMon 6:06 PM2966 km1843 miles1601 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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