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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 21:32:00 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: 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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 147° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"1002.68 miwest0° 11' 48.0"13.51 misouth1002.87 mi
24 hours11° 42' 47.4"808.88 mieast4° 50' 15.1"332.38 misouth875.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 6:32 AM994 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 7:32 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirFri 8:32 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 7:32 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 6:32 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 6:32 AM1566 km973 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 8:32 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 9:32 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmEast E
CairnsFri 7:32 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouth S
ManadoFri 5:32 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest W

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