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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 02:22:00 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 02:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' South, Longitude: 132° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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' 25.6"990.61 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 minorth990.94 mi
24 hours11° 31' 26.3"786.93 mieast4° 26' 53.5"305.67 minorth848.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 4:52 PM775 km482 miles419 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 6:22 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 4:22 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 4:22 PM3018 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Mon 9:22 PM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 4:22 PM3216 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:22 PM4180 km2597 miles2257 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:22 PM4259 km2646 miles2300 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:22 PM4315 km2681 miles2330 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:22 PM4370 km2715 miles2360 nmNorthwest NW

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