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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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 15:22:00 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: 34%

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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 29' North, Longitude: 122° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.7"1001.47 miwest0° 11' 34.9"13.26 misouth1001.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 49.7"800.88 mieast4° 46' 33.7"328.16 misouth867.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 8:22 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 9:22 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 7:22 AM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmNorth N
AdamstownThu 7:22 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhoenixThu 8:22 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasThu 7:22 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 7:22 AM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 9:22 AM3723 km2314 miles2010 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 9:22 AM3755 km2333 miles2028 nmEast E
Easter Island *Thu 10:22 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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