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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 21:46:00 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: 6%

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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 120° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.35 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.49 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 11.5"928.82 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth928.87 mi
24 hours14° 53' 05.0"962.07 mieast1° 05' 08.6"74.69 minorth968.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 1:46 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 4:46 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 11:46 AM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:46 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 11:46 AM4078 km2534 miles2202 nmWest W
LimaThu 4:46 PM4721 km2934 miles2549 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 11:46 AM4742 km2947 miles2561 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityThu 3:46 PM5026 km3123 miles2714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 6:46 PM5075 km3154 miles2740 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 4:46 PM5099 km3168 miles2753 nmEast-northeast ENE
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