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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 00:44:00 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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 134° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.6"954.60 miwest0° 07' 39.9"8.79 minorth954.96 mi
24 hours13° 09' 15.7"870.03 mieast3° 27' 58.3"238.32 minorth909.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 3:44 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 4:44 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 2:44 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 2:44 PM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 7:44 PM2790 km1733 miles1506 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 2:44 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:44 PM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:44 PM4042 km2512 miles2183 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:44 PM4096 km2545 miles2212 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:44 PM4327 km2689 miles2337 nmWest-southwest WSW
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