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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 03:36:00 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: 15%

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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' South, Longitude: 170° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.38 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.4"940.13 miwest0° 05' 16.5"6.05 minorth940.40 mi
24 hours346° 02' 37.6"911.09 miwest2° 38' 54.3"182.14 minorth936.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 2:36 PM287 km178 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 2:36 PM530 km330 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSat 2:36 PM547 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sat 4:36 PM752 km468 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 4:36 PM762 km474 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 4:36 PM849 km528 miles459 nmEast E
Labasa *Sat 4:36 PM996 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 4:36 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 3:36 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 2:36 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorthwest NW
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