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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 23:34:00 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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 146° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.47 meters/second, 1495.7 km/hour, 929.4 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' 15.7"929.09 miwest0° 01' 15.6"1.45 minorth929.15 mi
24 hours14° 50' 30.7"959.50 mieast1° 11' 28.8"81.95 minorth966.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:34 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 1:34 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 3:34 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 12:34 PM2478 km1539 miles1338 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:34 PM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:34 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:34 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:34 PM3001 km1864 miles1620 nmWest W
Suva *Fri 12:34 PM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Fri 1:19 PM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmSouthwest SW
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