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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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
This phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 80° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"985.47 miwest0° 09' 35.6"10.99 misouth985.81 mi
24 hours11° 16' 18.8"764.46 mieast4° 06' 25.6"282.27 misouth819.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuddaloreWed 6:06 AM73 km45 miles39 nmNorthwest NW
MayiladuthuraiWed 6:06 AM75 km47 miles41 nmWest-southwest WSW
PuducherryWed 6:06 AM81 km50 miles43 nmNorthwest NW
NagapattinamWed 6:06 AM83 km51 miles45 nmSouthwest SW
TiruvarurWed 6:06 AM96 km60 miles52 nmSouthwest SW
ViluppuramWed 6:06 AM107 km66 miles58 nmNorthwest NW
VedaranyamWed 6:06 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThanjavurWed 6:06 AM139 km86 miles75 nmWest-southwest WSW
PerambalurWed 6:06 AM154 km96 miles83 nmWest W
Maraimalai NagarWed 6:06 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth N

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