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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 133° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.34 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 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' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.1"931.09 miwest0° 02' 51.4"3.28 misouth930.95 mi
24 hours15° 13' 21.7"986.62 mieast0° 24' 38.9"28.26 misouth985.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 12:36 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 4:36 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 11:36 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 10:36 AM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:36 AM4125 km2563 miles2227 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM4226 km2626 miles2282 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:36 AM4326 km2688 miles2336 nmWest W
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