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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 21:28:00 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: 31%

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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' North, Longitude: 148° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"1002.67 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 misouth1002.86 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.3"808.79 mieast4° 50' 13.0"332.34 misouth875.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 6:28 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 8:28 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 7:28 AM1198 km745 miles647 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyFri 7:28 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 6:28 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 6:28 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 8:28 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 9:28 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 7:28 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 9:28 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast E
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