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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 2:24:00 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: 24%

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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 158° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.93 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.2"955.86 miWest0° 07' 49.6"8.97 miNorth956.23 mi
24 hours13° 05' 27.3"866.82 miEast3° 31' 11.4"242.01 miNorth907.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 4:24 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 4:24 PM928 km576 miles501 nmEast E
AlofiSat 3:24 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:24 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:24 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 3:24 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 4:24 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 3:24 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 2:24 PM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 2:24 PM2746 km1707 miles1483 nmNorthwest NW

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