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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 22:28:00 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 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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 160° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.47 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 22' 47.4"942.49 miwest0° 06' 18.7"7.24 misouth942.22 mi
24 hours15° 05' 21.9"988.97 mieast1° 51' 11.9"127.48 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
RarotongaTue 12:28 PM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 11:28 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:28 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 12:28 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 11:28 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 11:28 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Wed 11:28 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 12:28 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 10:28 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 10:28 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmNorthwest NW

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