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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:04:00 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: 23%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' South, Longitude: 124° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.61 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.6"954.10 miwest0° 07' 36.0"8.71 minorth954.46 mi
24 hours13° 10' 47.2"871.32 mieast3° 26' 39.5"236.82 minorth910.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 4:04 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 7:04 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 2:04 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 2:04 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:04 PM4165 km2588 miles2249 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:04 PM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 1:04 PM4791 km2977 miles2587 nmWest W
Mexico CitySat 6:04 PM4908 km3050 miles2650 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sun 2:04 PM5066 km3148 miles2735 nmWest W
GuatemalaSat 6:04 PM5129 km3187 miles2769 nmNortheast NE

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