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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 09:46:00 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: 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 151° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.30 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"942.11 miwest0° 02' 42.8"3.11 minorth941.98 mi
24 hours11° 38' 59.2"756.12 mieast0° 38' 54.1"44.60 minorth755.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 11:46 PM358 km223 miles194 nmWest W
WailukuTue 11:46 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 11:46 PM650 km404 miles351 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:46 PM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoWed 1:46 AM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 9:46 PM3493 km2171 miles1886 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesWed 1:46 AM3629 km2255 miles1959 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 10:46 PM3913 km2431 miles2113 nmSouthwest SW
UnalaskaWed 12:46 AM3942 km2449 miles2128 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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