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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 00:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 145° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.4"938.39 miwest0° 04' 52.8"5.60 minorth938.64 mi
24 hours14° 03' 59.6"916.86 mieast2° 30' 36.5"172.64 minorth939.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:34 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 2:34 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 4:34 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 1:34 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:34 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 2:34 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 1:34 PM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM3064 km1904 miles1655 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 1:34 PM3761 km2337 miles2031 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:34 PM3813 km2369 miles2059 nmEast-southeast ESE
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