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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 5:56 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 4:56 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest W
TarawaTue 6:56 PM1691 km1050 miles913 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 5:56 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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