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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 01:16:00 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 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 141° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.01 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 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' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.6"955.00 miwest0° 07' 43.0"8.85 minorth955.37 mi
24 hours13° 08' 02.5"869.00 mieast3° 29' 00.8"239.51 minorth908.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 3:16 PM818 km508 miles442 nmWest W
TaiohaeSat 3:46 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Gambier IslandsSat 4:16 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 5:16 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 3:16 PM1938 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 3:16 PM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 2:16 PM2973 km1848 miles1605 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 3:16 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:16 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 2:16 PM3529 km2193 miles1906 nmWest-southwest WSW

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