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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 00:54:00 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 00:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 150° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.2"938.57 miwest0° 04' 55.5"5.65 minorth938.83 mi
24 hours14° 03' 16.3"916.23 mieast2° 31' 32.1"173.70 minorth939.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:54 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 2:54 PM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 1:54 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 4:54 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 2:54 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:54 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 1:54 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:54 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 1:54 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:54 PM3468 km2155 miles1872 nmWest-northwest WNW

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