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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 = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:26:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 131° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.60 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.05 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.8"962.94 miWest0° 09' 30.6"10.90 miSouth962.65 mi
24 hours14° 27' 06.2"965.53 miEast3° 18' 00.9"226.94 miSouth984.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 10:26 AM963 km599 miles520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 11:26 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 9:26 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 2:26 PM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 9:26 AM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 9:26 AM3392 km2108 miles1831 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 8:26 AM4093 km2543 miles2210 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 9:26 AM4324 km2687 miles2335 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 8:26 AM4346 km2700 miles2346 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 8:26 AM4647 km2888 miles2509 nmWest-southwest WSW

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