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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 12:36:00 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: 78%

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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 111° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.8"1001.22 miwest0° 10' 32.4"12.07 minorth1001.13 mi
24 hours10° 40' 01.7"733.72 mieast4° 02' 20.9"277.58 minorth781.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriFri 8:36 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala BelaitFri 8:36 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongFri 8:36 PM338 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 8:36 PM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kota KinabaluFri 8:36 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast E
KuchingFri 8:36 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakFri 7:36 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nha TrangFri 7:36 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhFri 7:36 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơFri 7:36 PM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW

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