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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:56:00 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: 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 km796 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 PM3604 km2240 miles1946 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:56 PM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:56 PM3995 km2483 miles2157 nmWest-southwest WSW

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