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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:34:00 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: 100%

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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 47° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.36 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"944.49 miwest0° 03' 22.8"3.88 minorth944.33 mi
24 hours11° 36' 43.9"755.46 mieast0° 55' 20.0"63.44 minorth755.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownTue 10:34 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 10:34 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 10:34 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauTue 10:34 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 10:34 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesTue 10:34 PM1607 km998 miles867 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Tue 10:34 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmWest W
KingstownTue 10:34 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 11:34 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 11:34 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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