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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 14:22:00 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 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' South, Longitude: 64° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 28.4"1004.90 miwest0° 11' 22.4"13.02 minorth1005.05 mi
24 hours10° 51' 33.6"750.45 mieast4° 30' 58.3"310.30 minorth812.53 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 7:22 PM966 km600 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 8:22 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaWed 6:22 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleWed 7:22 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 7:52 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNortheast NE
ColomboWed 7:52 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 7:52 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 7:52 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisWed 6:22 PM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuWed 5:22 PM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmWest-northwest WNW

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