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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 01:06:00 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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 139° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.96 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.7"954.87 miwest0° 07' 42.1"8.83 minorth955.24 mi
24 hours13° 08' 25.4"869.32 mieast3° 28' 41.3"239.14 minorth908.83 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 4:06 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
TaiohaeSat 3:36 PM884 km550 miles478 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 3:06 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 5:06 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 3:06 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 3:06 PM2862 km1779 miles1545 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 2:06 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 8:06 PM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 3:06 PM3479 km2162 miles1878 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:06 PM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmWest W
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