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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 9:08:00 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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 156° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.03 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.2"961.57 miWest0° 09' 20.7"10.71 miSouth961.27 mi
24 hours14° 30' 09.6"967.71 miEast3° 13' 15.2"221.49 miSouth984.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:08 AM744 km462 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 11:08 AM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiMon 10:08 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 11:08 AM1692 km1052 miles914 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 10:08 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:08 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 10:08 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Tue 10:08 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 9:08 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 9:08 AM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmNorthwest NW

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