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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: 65%

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 02:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 15' South, Longitude: 105° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.88 meters/second, 1619.6 km/hour, 1006.4 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.7"1006.28 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 minorth1006.37 mi
24 hours10° 44' 44.4"743.28 mieast4° 26' 59.4"305.75 minorth803.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 8:02 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 8:02 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:02 PM2280 km1416 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 8:02 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:02 PM2325 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 8:02 PM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 8:02 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 8:02 PM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 8:02 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 8:02 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNortheast NE

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