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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 23:14:00 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: 73%

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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' North, Longitude: 53° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 18.0"1004.71 miwest0° 10' 55.9"12.52 minorth1004.68 mi
24 hours10° 39' 19.7"735.54 mieast4° 14' 03.7"290.97 minorth788.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneThu 8:14 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 8:14 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboThu 8:14 PM297 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieThu 8:14 PM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
New AmsterdamThu 7:14 PM524 km325 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenThu 7:14 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownThu 7:14 PM618 km384 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
BelémThu 8:14 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSoutheast SE
ManausThu 7:14 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainThu 7:14 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmNorthwest NW

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