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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:46:00 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: 33%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' South, Longitude: 121° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.09 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.8"973.11 miwest0° 09' 36.7"11.01 minorth973.49 mi
24 hours12° 16' 54.9"825.90 mieast4° 05' 34.7"281.33 minorth878.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 4:46 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 7:46 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 2:46 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:46 PM3786 km2353 miles2044 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 2:46 PM4141 km2573 miles2236 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 2:46 PM4305 km2675 miles2325 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 6:46 PM4398 km2733 miles2375 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 6:46 PM4623 km2873 miles2496 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 6:46 PM4669 km2901 miles2521 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 6:46 PM4821 km2995 miles2603 nmNortheast NE
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