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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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 00:46:00 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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 65° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 20.5"996.62 miwest0° 10' 05.1"11.55 minorth996.47 mi
24 hours10° 43' 01.1"733.80 mieast3° 49' 23.8"262.77 minorth775.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad BolívarFri 8:16 PM183 km114 miles99 nmEast E
San Fernando de ApureFri 8:16 PM251 km156 miles135 nmWest W
MaturínFri 8:16 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNortheast NE
CaracasFri 8:16 PM316 km197 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
MaracayFri 8:16 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
ValenciaFri 8:16 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 8:16 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
San FernandoFri 8:46 PM473 km294 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port of SpainFri 8:46 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNortheast NE
ChaguanasFri 8:46 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
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