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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 23:14:00 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: 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 126° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 43.1"937.66 miwest0° 04' 42.3"5.39 minorth937.90 mi
24 hours14° 06' 51.4"919.37 mieast2° 26' 52.0"168.35 minorth941.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 3:14 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 2:14 PM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 6:14 PM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:14 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:14 PM3453 km2146 miles1865 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:14 PM4112 km2555 miles2220 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 12:14 PM4532 km2816 miles2447 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:14 PM4839 km3007 miles2613 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:14 PM5049 km3137 miles2726 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 5:14 PM5266 km3272 miles2844 nmNortheast NE

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