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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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 02:32:00 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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 123° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.0"1001.82 miwest0° 11' 19.8"12.97 minorth1002.04 mi
24 hours11° 01' 28.0"760.00 mieast4° 32' 31.0"312.07 minorth823.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 6:32 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Tue 9:32 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 4:32 PM3189 km1982 miles1722 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityTue 8:32 PM3763 km2338 miles2032 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsTue 8:32 PM3775 km2346 miles2038 nmEast E
KiritimatiWed 4:32 PM3849 km2392 miles2078 nmWest W
HermosilloTue 7:32 PM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 8:32 PM4205 km2613 miles2270 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 8:32 PM4288 km2664 miles2315 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 6:32 PM4323 km2686 miles2334 nmNorth N
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