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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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 23' South
Longitude: 165° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.9"961.10 miwest0° 09' 16.8"10.63 misouth960.81 mi
24 hours14° 31' 19.1"968.59 mieast3° 11' 24.1"219.38 misouth985.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoMon 10:46 AM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 10:46 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 11:46 AM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 11:46 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:46 AM910 km566 miles491 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuTue 10:46 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 10:46 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 11:46 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast E
Suva *Tue 10:46 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 9:46 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
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