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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 07:06:00 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: 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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 158° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.08 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 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 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"993.28 miwest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 minorth993.59 mi
24 hours11° 24' 32.1"780.87 mieast4° 29' 00.3"308.08 minorth842.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 6:06 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
GizoTue 6:06 PM225 km140 miles121 nmWest W
ArawaTue 5:06 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaTue 5:06 PM564 km350 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 7:06 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyTue 5:06 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
Port VilaTue 6:06 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirTue 6:06 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth N
CairnsTue 5:06 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 7:06 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
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