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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 9:08:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 126° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.41 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.4"931.18 miWest0° 02' 56.0"3.36 miSouth931.03 mi
24 hours15° 13' 28.4"986.83 miEast0° 26' 29.9"30.38 miSouth985.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 1:08 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsWed 12:08 PM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 4:08 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 11:08 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 11:08 AM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:08 AM4166 km2589 miles2249 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 10:08 AM4534 km2817 miles2448 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:08 AM4851 km3014 miles2619 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 10:08 AM5044 km3134 miles2724 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 3:08 PM5328 km3311 miles2877 nmNortheast NE

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