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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 21:36:00 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

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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 148° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.72 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 50.4"943.06 miwest0° 06' 25.8"7.37 misouth942.79 mi
24 hours15° 04' 33.8"988.63 mieast1° 54' 17.6"131.03 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
PapeeteTue 11:36 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 11:36 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 1:36 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 10:36 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:36 AM2465 km1531 miles1331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 11:36 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:36 AM2671 km1659 miles1442 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:36 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest W
Suva *Wed 10:36 AM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 9:36 AM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmWest-northwest WNW

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