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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 21:56:00 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: 2%

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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 138° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.7"930.92 miwest0° 02' 48.5"3.22 misouth930.79 mi
24 hours15° 13' 16.9"986.37 mieast0° 23' 26.8"26.89 misouth985.47 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 12:56 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 4:56 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 10:56 AM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:56 AM3655 km2271 miles1973 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:56 AM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:56 AM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmWest W
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