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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 07:52:00 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: 68%

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 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 50' North, Longitude: 170° 05' East

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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.0"1006.37 miwest0° 11' 14.1"12.87 minorth1006.42 mi
24 hours349° 17' 36.2"740.50 miwest4° 24' 09.2"302.50 minorth798.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 7:52 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 7:52 PM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 7:52 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 7:52 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 6:52 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 7:52 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 6:52 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaThu 6:52 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 7:52 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 8:52 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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