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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 23:20:00 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: 14%

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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 128° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.31 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 43.6"937.71 miwest0° 04' 43.1"5.41 minorth937.96 mi
24 hours14° 06' 38.6"919.18 mieast2° 27' 09.0"168.68 minorth941.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 3:20 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 2:20 PM807 km501 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 6:20 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:20 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM3984 km2476 miles2151 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 12:20 PM4382 km2723 miles2366 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM4688 km2913 miles2531 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM4900 km3045 miles2646 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 5:20 PM5357 km3329 miles2892 nmNortheast NE

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