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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 20:36:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 20:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 118° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.49 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.53 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 21' 56.1"931.35 miwest0° 03' 01.0"3.46 misouth931.20 mi
24 hours15° 13' 35.0"987.12 mieast0° 28' 32.1"32.72 misouth986.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 3:36 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 12:36 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 10:36 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:36 PM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 10:36 AM4244 km2637 miles2292 nmWest W
LimaWed 3:36 PM4557 km2832 miles2461 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 10:36 AM4863 km3021 miles2626 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityWed 2:36 PM4906 km3048 miles2649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 3:36 PM4931 km3064 miles2662 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 5:36 PM4956 km3079 miles2676 nmEast-southeast ESE

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