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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 23:44:00 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' South, Longitude: 133° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 45.4"937.93 miwest0° 04' 46.3"5.47 minorth938.18 mi
24 hours14° 05' 47.2"918.43 mieast2° 28' 16.6"169.97 minorth940.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 2:44 PM403 km250 miles218 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 3:44 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 1:44 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 6:44 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 1:44 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:44 PM3498 km2174 miles1889 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 12:44 PM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:44 PM4085 km2538 miles2206 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:44 PM4175 km2594 miles2254 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:44 PM4306 km2676 miles2325 nmWest W
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