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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 05:34:00 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: 67%

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 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 156° 27' 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' 58.6"1006.38 miwest0° 11' 16.0"12.90 minorth1006.45 mi
24 hours10° 43' 14.4"741.54 mieast4° 25' 20.5"303.86 minorth800.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 7:34 PM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 6:34 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 7:34 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 5:34 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 7:34 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 7:34 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 7:34 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 6:34 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 5:34 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 6:34 PM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmSouthwest SW

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