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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: 7%

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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 131° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.38 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.9"982.43 miwest0° 11' 23.8"13.06 misouth982.21 mi
24 hours13° 37' 23.6"926.30 mieast4° 14' 53.5"292.05 misouth964.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 8:56 AM938 km583 miles506 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 10:26 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 8:26 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 1:26 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 8:26 AM3216 km1998 miles1737 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 8:26 AM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 7:26 AM4270 km2653 miles2306 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:26 AM4399 km2733 miles2375 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 8:26 AM4434 km2755 miles2394 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 8:26 AM4585 km2849 miles2476 nmNorthwest NW
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