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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 14:32:00 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: 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 26' South, Longitude: 62° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.9"1004.93 miwest0° 11' 22.4"13.02 minorth1005.08 mi
24 hours10° 51' 26.5"750.34 mieast4° 30' 55.9"310.25 minorth812.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 6:32 PM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaWed 8:32 PM1254 km780 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleWed 7:32 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuWed 5:32 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisWed 6:32 PM2027 km1260 miles1094 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 8:02 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisWed 6:32 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboWed 8:02 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 8:02 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 8:02 PM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
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