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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 23:04:00 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: 13%

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 23:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 124° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.24 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.4"937.57 miwest0° 04' 41.0"5.37 minorth937.81 mi
24 hours14° 07' 12.9"919.68 mieast2° 26' 23.8"167.81 minorth941.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 3:04 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 6:04 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:04 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:04 PM3702 km2300 miles1999 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:04 PM4311 km2679 miles2328 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 1:04 PM4329 km2690 miles2337 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 12:04 PM4782 km2971 miles2582 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:04 PM5091 km3163 miles2749 nmWest W
LimaFri 6:04 PM5112 km3177 miles2760 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 5:04 PM5123 km3183 miles2766 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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