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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 01:46:00 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: 7%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 177° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.3"929.49 miwest0° 01' 36.0"1.84 minorth929.58 mi
24 hours14° 47' 11.9"956.25 mieast1° 19' 07.6"90.72 minorth964.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaFri 2:46 PM286 km177 miles154 nmEast E
PangaiFri 2:46 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuFri 2:46 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 2:46 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
Levuka *Fri 2:46 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
Labasa *Fri 2:46 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 2:46 PM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 2:46 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 2:46 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 3:46 PM988 km614 miles534 nmNortheast NE
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