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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 20:08:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 127° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.16 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"944.04 miwest0° 06' 37.7"7.60 misouth943.77 mi
24 hours15° 03' 07.8"988.00 mieast1° 59' 29.6"136.99 misouth991.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:08 PM795 km494 miles429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:08 AM958 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 3:08 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:08 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:08 AM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:08 AM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 9:08 AM4489 km2790 miles2424 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:08 AM4778 km2969 miles2580 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:08 AM5016 km3117 miles2708 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityTue 2:08 PM5190 km3225 miles2803 nmNortheast NE

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