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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 03:06:00 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 03:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 155° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.87 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.5"974.86 miwest0° 09' 45.4"11.18 minorth975.25 mi
24 hours12° 12' 14.8"821.95 mieast4° 08' 16.3"284.41 minorth875.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 5:06 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 5:06 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 5:06 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmNorth N
AlofiSun 4:06 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:06 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:06 PM1790 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 4:06 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 3:06 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 3:06 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmWest W
Suva *Mon 4:06 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmWest-southwest WSW
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