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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 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: 57%

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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 170° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.5"1003.20 miwest0° 11' 21.7"13.01 minorth1003.40 mi
24 hours349° 02' 43.2"756.04 miwest4° 32' 13.8"311.74 minorth818.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 7:06 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 7:06 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiWed 7:06 PM1116 km693 miles602 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroWed 7:06 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
HoniaraWed 6:06 PM1298 km806 miles701 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 7:06 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaWed 6:06 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 6:06 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Wed 8:06 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 8:06 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast-southeast ESE

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