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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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 02:02:00 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: 65%

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 02:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' South, Longitude: 105° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.88 meters/second, 1619.6 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.7"1006.28 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 minorth1006.37 mi
24 hours10° 44' 44.9"743.29 mieast4° 27' 00.0"305.76 minorth803.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 8:02 PM1721 km1070 miles929 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 8:02 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:02 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 8:02 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:02 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 8:02 PM2333 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 8:02 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 8:02 PM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 8:02 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 8:02 PM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmNortheast NE

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