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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 05:56:00 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: 36%

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 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 163° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.80 meters/second, 1572.5 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.8"976.96 miwest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 minorth977.34 mi
24 hours12° 06' 42.6"817.25 mieast4° 11' 19.6"287.90 minorth872.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 4:56 PM486 km302 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 4:56 PM547 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaMon 4:56 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
GizoMon 4:56 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 4:56 PM1095 km681 miles591 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 5:56 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 6:56 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 5:56 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyMon 3:56 PM1838 km1142 miles993 nmWest W
TarawaMon 5:56 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNortheast NE

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