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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 14:44:00 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 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' North, Longitude: 125° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.8"992.69 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.95 misouth993.00 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.1"774.99 mieast4° 24' 04.1"302.44 misouth835.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 7:44 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 7:44 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesWed 6:44 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 7:44 AM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:44 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 6:44 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 6:44 AM3197 km1986 miles1726 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 4:44 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmWest W
Salt Lake CityWed 7:44 AM3753 km2332 miles2027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluWed 4:44 AM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmWest-northwest WNW
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