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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 138° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.1"938.11 miWest0° 04' 49.0"5.52 miNorth938.36 mi
24 hours14° 05' 04.2"917.80 miEast2° 29' 12.7"171.04 miNorth940.26 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 3:04 PM548 km340 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 4:04 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 2:04 PM1173 km729 miles634 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:04 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:04 PM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 2:04 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:04 PM3281 km2039 miles1771 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:04 PM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 1:04 PM3679 km2286 miles1986 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:04 PM3810 km2368 miles2057 nmWest W

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