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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 18:36:00 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: 2%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 119° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.90 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.0"963.62 miwest0° 09' 35.5"10.99 misouth963.32 mi
24 hours14° 25' 34.8"964.43 mieast3° 20' 18.5"229.57 misouth983.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 10:36 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 1:36 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 8:36 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:36 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 8:36 AM4298 km2670 miles2320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityMon 12:36 PM4409 km2740 miles2381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 8:36 AM4549 km2827 miles2456 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaMon 12:36 PM4571 km2840 miles2468 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:36 PM4607 km2863 miles2488 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 1:36 PM4615 km2868 miles2492 nmEast E

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