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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 01:24:00 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: 34%

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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 28' South, Longitude: 130° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.2"973.58 miwest0° 09' 39.1"11.06 minorth973.97 mi
24 hours12° 15' 38.3"824.82 mieast4° 06' 19.5"282.19 minorth877.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 5:24 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 3:24 PM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 8:24 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 3:24 PM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 3:24 PM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 2:24 PM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 3:24 PM4439 km2758 miles2397 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:24 PM4792 km2978 miles2587 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 3:24 PM4860 km3020 miles2624 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico CitySun 7:24 PM5020 km3119 miles2711 nmNortheast NE
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