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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 22:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 140° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 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"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.7"930.93 miwest0° 02' 46.7"3.19 misouth930.80 mi
24 hours15° 13' 14.1"986.33 mieast0° 22' 44.5"26.08 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 1:06 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 12:06 PM987 km614 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 2:06 PM1201 km746 miles649 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:06 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:06 AM3060 km1902 miles1652 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:06 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Wed 5:06 PM3272 km2033 miles1766 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Thu 12:06 PM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:06 AM3498 km2174 miles1889 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:06 AM3583 km2227 miles1935 nmWest W
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