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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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 143° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.5"930.87 miwest0° 02' 44.8"3.15 misouth930.74 mi
24 hours15° 13' 10.8"986.21 mieast0° 21' 58.7"25.20 misouth985.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:18 PM710 km441 miles383 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsWed 1:18 PM939 km584 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownWed 2:18 PM1473 km916 miles796 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:18 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:18 AM2761 km1715 miles1491 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:18 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 12:18 PM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:18 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:18 AM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 5:18 PM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmEast-southeast ESE
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