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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 20:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 139° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.91 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 52.6"943.53 miwest0° 06' 30.8"7.47 misouth943.26 mi
24 hours15° 03' 58.5"988.44 mieast1° 56' 28.8"133.54 misouth991.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 11:58 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 10:58 AM1071 km666 miles578 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 12:58 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 10:58 AM2144 km1332 miles1157 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 10:58 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:58 AM3203 km1991 miles1730 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:58 PM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 10:58 AM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 9:58 AM3568 km2217 miles1927 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 9:58 AM3744 km2326 miles2022 nmWest W
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