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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 13:46:00 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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 150° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.81 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"941.00 miwest0° 02' 20.4"2.68 minorth940.88 mi
24 hours11° 39' 57.8"756.34 mieast0° 29' 40.7"34.03 minorth755.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 11:46 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 11:46 PM965 km600 miles521 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 12:46 AM1723 km1071 miles931 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 1:46 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast E
YokohamaWed 10:46 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 10:46 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 10:46 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaWed 10:46 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaWed 10:46 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 10:46 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNorthwest NW
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