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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 1:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 143° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 04.3"955.10 miWest0° 07' 43.9"8.86 miNorth955.47 mi
24 hours13° 07' 44.2"868.75 miEast3° 29' 16.2"239.81 miNorth908.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 3:24 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest W
TaiohaeSat 3:54 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSat 5:24 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 3:24 PM1744 km1083 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 3:24 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 2:24 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 3:24 PM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:24 PM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 2:24 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 8:24 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmEast-southeast ESE

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