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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 22:18:00 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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 143° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.5"930.81 miwest0° 02' 44.9"3.15 misouth930.68 mi
24 hours15° 13' 11.0"986.15 mieast0° 22' 03.0"25.28 misouth985.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:18 PM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsWed 1:18 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownWed 2:18 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:18 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:18 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:18 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 12:18 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:18 AM3239 km2012 miles1749 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:18 AM3314 km2059 miles1789 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 5:18 PM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmEast-southeast ESE

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