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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 9, 2012 at 19:28:00 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: 22%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 08' South, Longitude: 170° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.4"1003.06 miwest0° 12' 17.6"14.08 misouth1003.12 mi
24 hours12° 10' 24.0"841.88 mieast4° 55' 41.1"338.61 misouth905.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandSat 8:28 AM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 8:28 AM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 7:28 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 8:28 AM912 km567 miles493 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 7:28 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 9:28 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 9:28 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 7:28 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmWest W
AlofiFri 8:28 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 7:28 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest-northwest WNW
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