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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 9:58:00 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 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 138° 32' 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"930.91 miWest0° 02' 48.0"3.21 miSouth930.78 mi
24 hours15° 13' 16.4"986.35 miEast0° 23' 19.2"26.74 miSouth985.45 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 12:58 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 1:58 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 11:58 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 11:58 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 4:58 PM3057 km1899 miles1651 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 11:58 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 10:58 AM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 11:58 AM3605 km2240 miles1947 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:58 AM3715 km2308 miles2006 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:58 AM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmWest W

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