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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' South
Longitude: 171° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.00 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.2"930.32 miwest0° 02' 26.3"2.80 misouth930.21 mi
24 hours15° 12' 32.7"984.97 mieast0° 14' 36.5"16.75 misouth984.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 1:14 PM228 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
PangaiThu 1:14 PM324 km201 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 1:14 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:14 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 1:14 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 2:14 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 1:14 PM1107 km688 miles597 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 2:14 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 1:14 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 12:14 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorthwest NW
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