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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 140° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.27 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"930.86 miwest0° 02' 46.6"3.18 misouth930.73 mi
24 hours15° 13' 13.7"986.25 mieast0° 22' 41.1"26.01 misouth985.37 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 1:08 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM966 km601 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 2:08 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:08 AM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Wed 5:08 PM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Thu 12:08 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:08 AM3477 km2160 miles1877 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:08 AM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmWest W
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