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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 00:56:00 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 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 137° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.90 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.6"954.75 miwest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 minorth955.11 mi
24 hours13° 08' 48.1"869.65 mieast3° 28' 21.8"238.77 minorth909.05 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 3:56 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeSat 3:26 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 4:56 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 2:56 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 2:56 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:56 PM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 7:56 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 1:56 PM3479 km2162 miles1878 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:56 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:56 PM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmWest W

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