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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 02:06:00 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: 45%

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 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 14' South, Longitude: 128° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.82 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.4"990.45 miwest0° 10' 49.8"12.40 minorth990.78 mi
24 hours11° 31' 50.5"787.28 mieast4° 26' 45.4"305.52 minorth848.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 6:06 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 4:06 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 9:06 PM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiTue 4:06 PM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 4:06 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityMon 8:06 PM4526 km2812 miles2444 nmNortheast NE
AlofiMon 3:06 PM4581 km2846 miles2473 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 4:06 PM4654 km2892 miles2513 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Tue 4:06 PM4732 km2941 miles2555 nmWest W
Los AngelesMon 6:06 PM4914 km3053 miles2653 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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