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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 23:24:00 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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 159° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.11 meters/second, 1498.0 km/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.6"930.49 miwest0° 02' 34.4"2.95 misouth930.37 mi
24 hours15° 12' 50.9"985.46 mieast0° 17' 51.2"20.47 misouth984.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 1:24 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 1:24 PM1060 km658 miles572 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 12:24 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:24 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:24 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:24 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Thu 12:24 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 1:24 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 11:24 AM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 11:24 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorthwest NW

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