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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 00:14:00 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 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 126° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.6"954.22 miwest0° 07' 37.0"8.73 minorth954.58 mi
24 hours13° 10' 24.2"871.00 mieast3° 26' 59.3"237.20 minorth909.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 4:14 PM939 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 7:14 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 2:14 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 2:14 PM3474 km2158 miles1876 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:14 PM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 1:14 PM4539 km2821 miles2451 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:14 PM4810 km2989 miles2597 nmWest W
Mexico CitySat 6:14 PM5060 km3144 miles2732 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:14 PM5075 km3153 miles2740 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 6:14 PM5323 km3308 miles2874 nmNortheast NE

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