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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 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: 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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 161° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"937.71 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 29.2"755.52 mieast0° 26' 13.8"30.08 misouth757.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 1:46 AM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 12:46 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 1:46 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 11:46 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 2:46 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 1:46 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:46 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoThu 10:46 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 1:46 AM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 10:46 PM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmWest-southwest WSW
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