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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 01:04:00 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 01:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 153° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 51.9"938.67 miwest0° 04' 56.9"5.67 minorth938.92 mi
24 hours14° 02' 54.7"915.91 mieast2° 31' 59.9"174.23 minorth939.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 3:04 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaFri 3:04 PM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 2:04 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:04 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 2:04 PM2257 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:04 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:04 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownFri 5:04 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 2:04 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:04 PM3227 km2005 miles1742 nmWest-northwest WNW

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