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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 = Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:38:00 PM.

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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: 22%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' South, Longitude: 172° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 kilometres/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 10.8"1002.90 miWest0° 12' 18.3"14.09 miSouth1002.95 mi
24 hours347° 47' 51.3"843.81 miWest4° 55' 36.0"338.52 miSouth907.41 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabiteueaSat 8:38 AM275 km171 miles148 nmEast E
TarawaSat 8:38 AM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 8:38 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest W
MajuroSat 8:38 AM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 8:38 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 8:38 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 7:38 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 7:38 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 7:38 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 9:38 AM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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