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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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 18:26:00 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: 7%

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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 130° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.38 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.1"982.37 miwest0° 11' 23.8"13.06 misouth982.16 mi
24 hours13° 37' 21.2"926.20 mieast4° 14' 55.5"292.07 misouth964.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 8:56 AM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 10:26 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 8:26 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 1:26 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 8:26 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 8:26 AM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 7:26 AM4298 km2671 miles2321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 8:26 AM4463 km2773 miles2410 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 8:26 AM4604 km2861 miles2486 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico CitySun 12:26 PM4809 km2988 miles2597 nmNortheast NE

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