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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 22:06:00 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 22:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 140° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 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"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.7"930.87 miwest0° 02' 46.8"3.19 misouth930.74 mi
24 hours15° 13' 14.3"986.27 mieast0° 22' 48.8"26.16 misouth985.39 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 1:06 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 12:06 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 2:06 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:06 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:06 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 11:06 AM3088 km1919 miles1668 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 5:06 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Thu 12:06 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:06 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:06 AM3611 km2244 miles1950 nmWest W
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