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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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' South, Longitude: 170° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 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' 44.9"942.11 miwest0° 06' 13.0"7.13 misouth941.84 mi
24 hours15° 05' 58.5"989.28 mieast1° 48' 44.5"124.67 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 12:08 PM86 km53 miles46 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuWed 12:08 PM351 km218 miles189 nmWest W
PangaiWed 12:08 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoTue 12:08 PM493 km307 miles266 nmNorth N
NukualofaWed 12:08 PM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 1:08 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:08 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM1037 km645 miles560 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 12:08 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:08 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast-southeast ESE
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