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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 12:32:00 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: 49%

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 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 80° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.33 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.6"996.08 miwest0° 11' 07.0"12.73 minorth996.37 mi
24 hours11° 17' 13.6"774.38 mieast4° 30' 47.8"310.12 minorth837.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 6:32 PM838 km521 miles452 nmWest W
MaleTue 5:32 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 6:02 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth N
ColomboTue 6:02 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramTue 6:02 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
MaduraiTue 6:02 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth N
ChennaiTue 6:02 PM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth N
BengaluruTue 6:02 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurTue 8:32 PM2673 km1661 miles1444 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaTue 4:32 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest W

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