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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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:22:00 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: 97%

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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 151° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.34 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"939.97 miwest0° 02' 04.2"2.37 misouth940.08 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.8"752.18 mieast1° 15' 44.5"86.84 misouth760.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 1:22 AM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuFri 1:22 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 1:22 AM657 km408 miles355 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:22 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 12:22 AM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoFri 3:22 AM3393 km2109 miles1832 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 11:22 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesFri 3:22 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmEast-northeast ENE
UnalaskaFri 2:22 AM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Las VegasFri 3:22 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNortheast NE
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