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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 08:32:00 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: 58%

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 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 149° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.67 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.5"1003.59 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1003.77 mi
24 hours10° 56' 03.4"754.87 mieast4° 32' 03.4"311.55 minorth817.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeWed 6:32 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouthwest SW
BukaWed 6:32 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mount HagenWed 6:32 PM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 6:32 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaWed 6:32 PM740 km460 miles399 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoWed 7:32 PM960 km597 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 5:32 PM978 km608 miles528 nmWest W
HoniaraWed 7:32 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 7:32 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNortheast NE
CairnsWed 6:32 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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