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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 21:46:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 165° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.76 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.1"961.05 miwest0° 09' 16.9"10.64 misouth960.75 mi
24 hours14° 31' 17.1"968.50 mieast3° 11' 27.3"219.43 misouth985.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoMon 10:46 AM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 10:46 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 11:46 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 11:46 AM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 11:46 AM868 km540 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:46 AM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuTue 10:46 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 10:46 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 11:46 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast E
Suva *Tue 10:46 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest-southwest WSW
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