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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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 179° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.94 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.8"930.12 miwest0° 02' 21.4"2.70 misouth930.01 mi
24 hours15° 12' 20.0"984.53 mieast0° 12' 34.5"14.42 misouth983.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Thu 1:46 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:46 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast E
Nadi *Thu 1:46 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiThu 1:46 PM496 km308 miles268 nmEast E
Lautoka *Thu 1:46 PM498 km309 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 1:46 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:46 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 2:46 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 12:46 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:46 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-northwest WNW

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