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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 171° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 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"930.27 miWest0° 02' 26.6"2.80 miSouth930.15 mi
24 hours15° 12' 33.0"984.91 miEast0° 14' 40.8"16.83 miSouth984.26 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 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
PangaiThu 1:14 PM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 1:14 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:14 PM432 km268 miles233 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 1:14 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 2:14 PM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:14 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 1:14 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 2:14 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 1:14 PM1242 km772 miles670 nmNorth N

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