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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 15:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' North, Longitude: 137° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.01 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"993.07 miwest0° 10' 28.5"12.00 misouth993.38 mi
24 hours11° 20' 57.8"775.70 mieast4° 25' 00.7"303.51 misouth836.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:34 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 5:34 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 5:34 AM3221 km2002 miles1739 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 7:34 AM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 7:34 AM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 8:34 AM3537 km2198 miles1910 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 8:34 AM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 7:34 AM3755 km2334 miles2028 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 7:34 AM3831 km2381 miles2069 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 5:34 AM4145 km2576 miles2238 nmSouthwest SW
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