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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 18' South, Longitude: 176° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.9"1003.01 miwest0° 12' 18.1"14.09 misouth1003.07 mi
24 hours347° 48' 19.7"843.34 miwest4° 55' 37.7"338.57 misouth907.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 8:18 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 8:18 AM761 km473 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 8:18 AM840 km522 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 8:18 AM1108 km689 miles598 nmWest W
MajuroSat 8:18 AM1126 km699 miles608 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 9:18 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 10:18 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Sat 9:18 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 7:18 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 7:18 AM2075 km1289 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
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