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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 20' South, Longitude: 120° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.67 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.8"990.11 miwest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 minorth990.45 mi
24 hours11° 32' 42.4"788.03 mieast4° 26' 27.8"305.19 minorth848.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 5:32 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 8:32 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 3:32 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:32 PM3533 km2195 miles1908 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityMon 7:32 PM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 7:32 PM4226 km2626 miles2282 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 3:32 PM4283 km2661 miles2313 nmWest-northwest WNW
San SalvadorMon 7:32 PM4284 km2662 miles2313 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 6:32 PM4368 km2714 miles2358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 3:32 PM4418 km2745 miles2386 nmWest-southwest WSW

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