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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 13:52:00 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: 60%

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 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 34' South, Longitude: 71° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.2"1004.80 miwest0° 11' 22.5"13.03 minorth1004.96 mi
24 hours10° 51' 54.9"750.81 mieast4° 31' 05.3"310.43 minorth812.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityWed 6:52 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaWed 7:52 PM530 km330 miles286 nmSouth S
MaleWed 6:52 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 7:22 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 7:22 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 7:22 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 7:22 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruWed 7:22 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaWed 5:52 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest W
ChennaiWed 7:22 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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