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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 01:06:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' South, Longitude: 114° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.0"989.86 miwest0° 10' 47.7"12.37 minorth990.19 mi
24 hours11° 33' 22.3"788.61 mieast4° 26' 14.2"304.92 minorth849.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 8:06 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 5:06 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:06 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityMon 7:06 PM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 7:06 PM3717 km2310 miles2007 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 7:06 PM3754 km2333 miles2027 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 7:06 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 3:06 PM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaMon 7:06 PM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 7:06 PM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmEast-northeast ENE

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