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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 15:32:00 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: 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 27' North, Longitude: 125° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1001.51 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1001.73 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.7"801.09 mieast4° 46' 40.3"328.28 misouth867.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 8:32 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 9:32 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 7:32 AM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmSouth S
Los AngelesThu 7:32 AM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 8:32 AM3493 km2171 miles1886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 5:32 AM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 5:32 AM3604 km2240 miles1946 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasThu 7:32 AM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 7:32 AM3701 km2300 miles1998 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Thu 10:32 AM3892 km2418 miles2101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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