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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 05:18:00 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: 66%

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 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' North, Longitude: 152° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.92 meters/second, 1619.7 km/hour, 1006.4 miles/hour or 874.6 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' 58.1"1006.38 miwest0° 11' 16.2"12.90 minorth1006.45 mi
24 hours10° 43' 20.8"741.67 mieast4° 25' 28.5"304.01 minorth800.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 7:18 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 7:18 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 6:18 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 7:18 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 7:18 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 7:18 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 5:18 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest W
AlofiWed 6:18 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 5:18 PM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 6:18 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmSouthwest SW

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