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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 01:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 160° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.86 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 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' 54.4"938.95 miwest0° 05' 00.7"5.75 minorth939.21 mi
24 hours14° 01' 49.5"914.96 mieast2° 33' 22.6"175.81 minorth938.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 3:34 PM199 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 2:34 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 3:34 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 3:34 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:34 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:34 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 2:34 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:34 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 1:34 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 1:34 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmNorthwest NW
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