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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 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: 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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' South, Longitude: 160° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.1"1002.77 miwest0° 12' 18.8"14.10 misouth1002.82 mi
24 hours12° 13' 24.3"845.20 mieast4° 55' 30.8"338.42 misouth908.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 7:28 AM730 km454 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
BukaSat 7:28 AM750 km466 miles405 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 9:28 AM756 km470 miles408 nmEast E
GizoSat 8:28 AM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 8:28 AM873 km543 miles471 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 8:28 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 9:28 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 9:28 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySat 7:28 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 8:28 AM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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