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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 20:58:00 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 20:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 139° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.91 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 52.6"943.48 miwest0° 06' 31.0"7.47 misouth943.21 mi
24 hours15° 03' 57.4"988.37 mieast1° 56' 32.6"133.61 misouth991.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 11:58 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 10:58 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 12:58 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 10:58 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 10:58 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Tue 3:58 PM3205 km1991 miles1731 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 9:58 AM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:58 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 9:58 AM3596 km2234 miles1942 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 9:58 AM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmWest W

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