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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 23:14:00 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 141° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.44 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 14.9"929.03 miwest0° 01' 12.5"1.39 minorth929.10 mi
24 hours14° 50' 59.8"959.99 mieast1° 10' 18.8"80.61 minorth967.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 2:14 PM723 km449 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 1:14 PM923 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 3:14 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 1:14 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:14 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:14 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:14 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 6:14 PM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 12:14 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:14 PM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmWest W

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