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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 phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 165° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 22' 46.2"942.28 miwest0° 06' 16.0"7.19 misouth942.01 mi
24 hours15° 05' 39.2"989.08 mieast1° 50' 03.5"126.17 misouth991.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 11:46 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 12:46 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoTue 11:46 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 12:46 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuWed 11:46 AM907 km563 miles490 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 12:46 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiWed 11:46 AM951 km591 miles513 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 11:46 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:46 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 12:46 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmEast E

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