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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 20:28:00 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: 42%

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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 60' North, Longitude: 151° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.97 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.9"995.23 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 misouth995.52 mi
24 hours11° 23' 20.2"780.14 mieast4° 30' 18.5"309.57 misouth842.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoThu 6:28 AM65 km41 miles35 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 7:28 AM733 km456 miles396 nmEast E
HagåtñaThu 6:28 AM964 km599 miles521 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanThu 6:28 AM1021 km635 miles551 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 5:28 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 5:28 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest W
YarenThu 8:28 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 6:28 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 8:28 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 7:28 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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