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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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 23:26:00 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: 6%

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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 156° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.64 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.5"978.74 miwest0° 11' 06.3"12.72 misouth978.50 mi
24 hours13° 47' 41.5"934.91 mieast4° 05' 34.0"281.36 misouth969.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 10:26 AM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth N
HoniaraMon 10:26 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
ArawaMon 9:26 AM608 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaMon 9:26 AM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyMon 9:26 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 9:26 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 10:26 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 11:26 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneMon 9:26 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 10:26 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth N

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