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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 00:02:00 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: 1%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 162° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.94 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.8"959.22 miwest0° 09' 02.9"10.37 misouth958.92 mi
24 hours14° 35' 13.5"971.23 mieast3° 04' 53.6"211.91 misouth986.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleTue 11:02 AM547 km340 miles295 nmEast E
Port VilaTue 11:02 AM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 11:02 AM735 km456 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaTue 11:02 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoTue 11:02 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneTue 10:02 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 10:02 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 10:02 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Tue 1:02 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast E
YarenTue 12:02 PM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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