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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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 05:14:00 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: 76%

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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 46' North, Longitude: 140° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.2"1003.37 miwest0° 10' 46.2"12.33 minorth1003.31 mi
24 hours10° 39' 16.9"734.46 mieast4° 09' 08.1"285.33 minorth785.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:14 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 7:14 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 7:14 PM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownThu 9:14 PM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 7:14 PM3539 km2199 miles1911 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 6:14 PM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 7:14 PM3984 km2476 miles2151 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 5:14 PM3990 km2479 miles2154 nmWest W
Los AngelesThu 9:14 PM3998 km2484 miles2159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 9:14 PM4107 km2552 miles2218 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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