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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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 102° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.7"1001.34 miwest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 minorth1001.56 mi
24 hours11° 02' 51.5"761.30 mieast4° 32' 31.4"312.08 minorth824.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 7:06 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoTue 7:06 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Tue 8:06 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San SalvadorTue 7:06 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaTue 7:06 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 8:06 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmEast E
ManaguaTue 7:06 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 7:06 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 7:06 PM2720 km1690 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 7:06 PM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmNorth N

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