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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 23:24:00 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

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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 143° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.46 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 15.2"929.06 miwest0° 01' 14.0"1.42 minorth929.12 mi
24 hours14° 50' 45.3"959.75 mieast1° 10' 53.9"81.28 minorth966.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:24 PM699 km434 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 2:24 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 3:24 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 1:24 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:24 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:24 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM3057 km1899 miles1650 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:24 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 6:24 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmEast-southeast ESE
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