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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

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 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 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° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.59 meters/second, 1550.1 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' 46.7"963.00 miwest0° 09' 30.6"10.90 misouth962.70 mi
24 hours14° 27' 08.1"965.62 mieast3° 17' 57.7"226.90 misouth984.12 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 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 11:26 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 9:26 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 2:26 PM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 9:26 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 9:26 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 8:26 AM4064 km2525 miles2195 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 9:26 AM4296 km2669 miles2319 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 8:26 AM4320 km2684 miles2333 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 8:26 AM4619 km2870 miles2494 nmWest-southwest WSW
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