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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 22%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 08' South, Longitude: 171° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.46 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.4"1003.06 miwest0° 12' 17.6"14.08 misouth1003.12 mi
24 hours12° 10' 25.6"841.91 mieast4° 55' 41.1"338.61 misouth905.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 8:28 AM289 km180 miles156 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 7:28 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 8:28 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 7:28 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 9:28 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 9:28 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 7:28 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmWest W
AlofiFri 8:28 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 7:28 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 8:28 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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