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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 01:56:00 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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 138° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.48 meters/second, 1567.7 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.3"973.99 miwest0° 09' 41.1"11.10 minorth974.37 mi
24 hours12° 14' 34.2"823.91 mieast4° 06' 56.7"282.90 minorth877.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 4:26 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSun 3:56 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 5:56 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSun 3:56 PM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 3:56 PM2685 km1669 miles1450 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sun 8:56 PM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 2:56 PM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 2:56 PM3607 km2242 miles1948 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:56 PM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:56 PM3995 km2483 miles2157 nmWest-southwest WSW
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