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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 01:36:00 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

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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' South, Longitude: 169° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.6"929.92 miwest0° 02' 13.5"2.55 misouth929.81 mi
24 hours344° 48' 00.7"983.95 miwest0° 09' 28.5"10.86 misouth983.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaThu 12:36 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaThu 12:36 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 12:36 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Thu 2:36 PM912 km567 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Thu 2:36 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonThu 1:06 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
Suva *Thu 2:36 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 12:36 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 2:36 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 1:36 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNortheast NE

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