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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 01:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 146° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 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' 05.4"955.23 miwest0° 07' 44.8"8.88 minorth955.59 mi
24 hours13° 07' 21.3"868.42 mieast3° 29' 35.7"240.18 minorth908.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 3:34 PM362 km225 miles195 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 3:34 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 5:34 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 3:34 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 2:34 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 3:34 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:34 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 2:34 PM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sun 2:34 PM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 1:34 PM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmWest-northwest WNW

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