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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:14:00 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: 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 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 141° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.9"938.20 miwest0° 04' 50.2"5.55 minorth938.46 mi
24 hours14° 04' 42.6"917.49 mieast2° 29' 40.8"171.57 minorth940.06 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 3:14 PM745 km463 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:14 PM927 km576 miles500 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 4:14 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 2:14 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:14 PM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:14 PM3030 km1882 miles1636 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:14 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 1:14 PM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmWest W

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