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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 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 168° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 22' 45.5"942.21 miwest0° 06' 14.4"7.15 misouth941.95 mi
24 hours15° 05' 49.7"989.22 mieast1° 49' 20.5"125.36 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
AlofiTue 11:58 AM178 km111 miles96 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoTue 11:58 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuWed 11:58 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest W
PangaiWed 11:58 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 12:58 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 12:58 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 11:58 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 12:58 PM931 km578 miles503 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 11:58 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Wed 11:58 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmWest W
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