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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 22:36:00 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 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' South, Longitude: 147° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.21 meters/second, 1498.4 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 54.2"930.72 miwest0° 02' 42.0"3.10 misouth930.59 mi
24 hours15° 13' 06.0"985.97 mieast0° 20' 54.4"23.97 misouth985.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:36 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:36 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 2:36 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 11:36 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:36 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 12:36 PM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 11:36 AM2817 km1751 miles1521 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:36 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 11:36 AM3570 km2219 miles1928 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Thu 12:21 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmSouthwest SW

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