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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 00:06:00 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: 44%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 36' South, Longitude: 99° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.28 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"989.25 miwest0° 10' 45.7"12.33 minorth989.59 mi
24 hours11° 34' 55.3"789.96 mieast4° 25' 41.4"304.30 minorth850.61 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 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 7:06 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilMon 7:06 PM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 7:06 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmEast E
QuitoMon 7:06 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 6:06 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 6:06 PM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 6:06 PM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 6:06 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaMon 6:06 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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