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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 1:24:00 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 157° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.82 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.65 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.5"938.85 miWest0° 04' 59.5"5.72 miNorth939.11 mi
24 hours14° 02' 11.3"915.28 miEast2° 32' 55.1"175.28 miNorth938.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 3:24 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 3:24 PM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 2:24 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:24 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:24 PM1819 km1131 miles982 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:24 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 3:24 PM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 2:24 PM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:24 PM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 5:24 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmEast-southeast ESE

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