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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 02:42:00 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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 41' South, Longitude: 125° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 56.5"1001.87 miwest0° 11' 19.9"12.98 minorth1002.09 mi
24 hours11° 01' 18.4"759.85 mieast4° 32' 30.7"312.07 minorth822.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 6:42 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 4:42 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 9:42 PM3033 km1884 miles1638 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 4:42 PM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmWest W
Mexico CityTue 8:42 PM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsTue 8:42 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmEast E
HermosilloTue 7:42 PM4056 km2520 miles2190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 4:42 PM4103 km2550 miles2216 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesTue 6:42 PM4359 km2708 miles2354 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 8:42 PM4435 km2756 miles2395 nmEast-northeast ENE
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