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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 9:46:00 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: 2%

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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 135° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.32 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' 54.9"930.98 miWest0° 02' 50.0"3.25 miSouth930.84 mi
24 hours15° 13' 19.6"986.46 miEast0° 24' 05.0"27.61 miSouth985.55 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 12:46 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 1:46 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 11:46 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 11:46 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 4:46 PM2775 km1725 miles1499 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 11:46 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 10:46 AM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:46 AM3903 km2425 miles2108 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:46 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:46 AM4106 km2551 miles2217 nmWest W

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