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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 21:48:00 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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 151° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 49.6"942.92 miwest0° 06' 24.2"7.34 misouth942.66 mi
24 hours15° 04' 45.2"988.71 mieast1° 53' 34.9"130.21 misouth991.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:48 AM210 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 11:48 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:48 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:48 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:48 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:48 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:48 AM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmWest W
Suva *Wed 10:48 AM3205 km1991 miles1731 nmWest W
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