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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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 138° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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' 54.7"930.98 miwest0° 02' 48.2"3.22 misouth930.85 mi
24 hours15° 13' 16.7"986.43 mieast0° 23' 22.6"26.81 misouth985.53 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 12:56 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 4:56 PM3036 km1887 miles1639 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM3227 km2005 miles1742 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 10:56 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:56 AM3627 km2254 miles1959 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:56 AM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:56 AM3831 km2381 miles2069 nmWest W
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