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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 164° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"941.26 miwest0° 02' 25.9"2.79 minorth941.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.2"756.29 mieast0° 31' 59.3"36.68 minorth755.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 12:46 AM234 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 12:46 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:46 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 1:46 AM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaWed 10:46 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 12:46 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:46 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmSouth S
TokyoWed 9:46 PM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:46 AM3029 km1882 miles1636 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 11:46 PM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmSouth S
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