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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 20:46:00 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 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 121° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.47 meters/second, 1499.3 km/hour, 931.6 miles/hour or 809.5 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' 55.9"931.29 miwest0° 02' 59.5"3.43 misouth931.15 mi
24 hours15° 13' 33.0"987.03 mieast0° 27' 54.0"31.99 misouth986.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:46 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:46 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:46 AM2991 km1858 miles1615 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 10:46 AM3997 km2483 miles2158 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:46 PM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 10:46 AM4640 km2883 miles2505 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 3:46 PM4806 km2987 miles2595 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 2:46 PM5027 km3123 miles2714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 9:46 AM5080 km3157 miles2743 nmWest W
GuatemalaWed 2:46 PM5133 km3189 miles2771 nmNortheast NE

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