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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 20:38:00 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: 22%

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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' South, Longitude: 172° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.8"1002.90 miwest0° 12' 18.3"14.09 misouth1002.95 mi
24 hours347° 47' 51.3"843.81 miwest4° 55' 36.0"338.52 misouth907.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 8:38 AM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 8:38 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest W
MajuroSat 8:38 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 8:38 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 8:38 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 7:38 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 7:38 AM1816 km1128 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 7:38 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 9:38 AM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 9:38 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmEast-southeast ESE
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