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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 06:56:00 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: 47%

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 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' South, Longitude: 161° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.04 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"993.19 miwest0° 10' 58.6"12.57 minorth993.50 mi
24 hours11° 24' 46.2"781.08 mieast4° 28' 56.3"308.01 minorth843.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 5:56 PM189 km117 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
GizoTue 5:56 PM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
ArawaTue 4:56 PM675 km419 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaTue 4:56 PM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleTue 5:56 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 6:56 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 5:56 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 4:56 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest W
TarawaTue 6:56 PM1691 km1050 miles913 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 5:56 PM1724 km1072 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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