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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 02:32:00 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: 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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' South, Longitude: 112° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.89 meters/second, 1619.6 km/hour, 1006.4 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.5"1006.31 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 minorth1006.39 mi
24 hours10° 44' 31.2"743.03 mieast4° 26' 46.7"305.50 minorth802.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 8:32 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:32 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 8:32 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 8:32 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 8:32 PM2903 km1804 miles1568 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 8:32 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 9:32 PM2996 km1861 miles1617 nmSouth S
TegucigalpaWed 8:32 PM3183 km1978 miles1718 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 8:32 PM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 8:32 PM3221 km2002 miles1739 nmNortheast NE
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