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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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 02:46:00 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: 98%

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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' North, Longitude: 61° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"955.24 miwest0° 05' 27.3"6.25 minorth955.01 mi
24 hours11° 25' 25.7"751.17 mieast1° 47' 19.0"123.02 minorth757.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 10:46 PM62 km39 miles34 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 10:46 PM116 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaMon 10:46 PM144 km90 miles78 nmWest W
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 10:46 PM157 km97 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
CharlestownMon 10:46 PM160 km100 miles87 nmSouthwest SW
PhilipsburgMon 10:46 PM163 km101 miles88 nmWest W
The ValleyMon 10:46 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
BradesMon 10:46 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotMon 10:46 PM167 km104 miles90 nmWest W
The Bottom (Saba)Mon 10:46 PM192 km120 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
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