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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 10:24:00 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: 69%

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 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 19' North, Longitude: 133° 13' East

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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.5"1006.28 miwest0° 11' 11.8"12.82 minorth1006.32 mi
24 hours10° 41' 35.0"739.45 mieast4° 22' 44.9"300.89 minorth797.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariThu 7:24 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SofifiThu 7:24 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest W
TernateThu 7:24 PM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
MelekeokThu 7:24 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AmbonThu 7:24 PM788 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoThu 6:24 PM933 km579 miles504 nmWest W
JayapuraThu 7:24 PM936 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
General SantosThu 6:24 PM1039 km646 miles561 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoThu 6:24 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloThu 6:24 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmWest W
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