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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 14:46:00 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: 96%

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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 159° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.70 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.5"940.77 miwest0° 02' 23.7"2.75 misouth940.89 mi
24 hours11° 35' 34.5"751.50 mieast1° 23' 19.8"95.54 misouth760.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 2:46 AM804 km500 miles434 nmEast E
PalikirSat 1:46 AM1501 km932 miles810 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 12:46 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 2:46 AM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 2:46 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaFri 11:46 PM2523 km1568 miles1363 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayFri 3:46 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoFri 11:46 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 2:46 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 11:46 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmWest-southwest WSW
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