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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:24:00 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 173° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.99 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.1"930.22 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 misouth930.10 mi
24 hours15° 12' 29.3"984.80 mieast0° 14' 02.7"16.10 misouth984.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiThu 1:24 PM125 km78 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM188 km117 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuThu 1:24 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 1:24 PM411 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoWed 1:24 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:24 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:24 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
Labasa *Thu 1:24 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Thu 1:24 PM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Thu 1:24 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW

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