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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 23:44:00 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: 82%

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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 60' North, Longitude: 50° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.78 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.0"997.05 miwest0° 10' 07.6"11.60 minorth996.91 mi
24 hours10° 42' 41.0"733.74 mieast3° 50' 34.7"264.12 minorth776.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 8:44 PM414 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 8:44 PM508 km316 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 8:44 PM602 km374 miles325 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieFri 8:44 PM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamFri 7:44 PM834 km518 miles450 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownFri 7:44 PM892 km554 miles481 nmWest W
LindenFri 7:44 PM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 8:44 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmSouth S
BridgetownFri 7:44 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainFri 7:44 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmWest-northwest WNW
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