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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 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 152° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.17 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 54.0"930.63 miwest0° 02' 39.0"3.04 misouth930.50 mi
24 hours15° 12' 59.9"985.76 mieast0° 19' 38.0"22.51 misouth984.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:56 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaWed 12:56 PM769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:56 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:56 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 2:56 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:56 AM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:56 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 11:56 AM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM3326 km2066 miles1796 nmWest-northwest WNW
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