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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 07:16:00 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 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' South, Longitude: 156° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"993.37 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 minorth993.68 mi
24 hours11° 24' 18.2"780.66 mieast4° 29' 04.1"308.16 minorth842.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoTue 6:16 PM48 km30 miles26 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaTue 5:16 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaTue 5:16 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 6:16 PM405 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 5:16 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmWest W
YarenTue 7:16 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNortheast NE
CairnsTue 5:16 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaTue 6:16 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirTue 6:16 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
JayapuraTue 4:16 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-northwest WNW

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