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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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:52:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 156° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.37 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"937.78 miwest0° 00' 18.5"0.35 minorth937.77 mi
24 hours11° 41' 42.1"755.81 mieast0° 19' 28.5"22.33 misouth756.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WailukuThu 12:52 AM50 km31 miles27 nmWest W
Napili-HonokowaiThu 12:52 AM68 km42 miles37 nmWest W
Kailua-KonaThu 12:52 AM141 km88 miles76 nmSouth S
HiloThu 12:52 AM167 km104 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 12:52 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:52 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 11:52 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoThu 2:52 AM3729 km2317 miles2014 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 11:52 PM3740 km2324 miles2020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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