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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 21:26:00 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 21:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 130° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.37 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.3"931.08 miwest0° 02' 53.2"3.31 misouth930.94 mi
24 hours15° 13' 24.4"986.66 mieast0° 25' 21.3"29.07 misouth985.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 12:26 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 1:26 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 11:26 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 4:26 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 11:26 AM3005 km1868 miles1623 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:26 AM3799 km2360 miles2051 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 10:26 AM4086 km2539 miles2206 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:26 AM4402 km2735 miles2377 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 10:26 AM4600 km2859 miles2484 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 10:26 AM5314 km3302 miles2870 nmWest W

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