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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 14:42:00 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: 61%

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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' South, Longitude: 59° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.29 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.2"1004.96 miwest0° 11' 22.4"13.02 minorth1005.11 mi
24 hours10° 51' 19.5"750.22 mieast4° 30' 53.5"310.21 minorth812.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 6:42 PM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaWed 8:42 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuWed 5:42 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 7:42 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisWed 6:42 PM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmSouth S
MoroniWed 5:42 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisWed 6:42 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 8:12 PM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoWed 5:42 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamWed 5:42 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW

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