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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 22:08:00 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
This phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 156° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.57 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.5"942.70 miwest0° 06' 21.4"7.29 misouth942.44 mi
24 hours15° 05' 03.6"988.84 mieast1° 52' 23.4"128.85 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
RarotongaTue 12:08 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 12:08 PM693 km430 miles374 nmEast E
AlofiTue 11:08 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:08 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 11:08 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 11:08 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 12:08 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 11:08 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 2:08 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 10:08 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmWest-northwest WNW

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