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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 15:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' North, Longitude: 136° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.00 meters/second, 1598.4 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.1 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' 48.3"993.06 miwest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 misouth993.36 mi
24 hours11° 20' 56.9"775.67 mieast4° 24' 58.4"303.47 misouth836.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:32 AM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 5:32 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 5:32 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 7:32 AM3368 km2093 miles1818 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 8:32 AM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 7:32 AM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 8:32 AM3714 km2308 miles2005 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 7:32 AM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 7:32 AM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmSouth S
RarotongaWed 5:32 AM4177 km2596 miles2256 nmSouthwest SW
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