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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 122° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.36 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.49 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 11.8"928.84 miwest0° 01' 00.3"1.15 minorth928.89 mi
24 hours14° 52' 50.9"961.84 mieast1° 05' 44.1"75.37 minorth968.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 1:56 PM878 km546 miles474 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 4:56 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 11:56 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 11:56 AM3831 km2380 miles2069 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:56 PM4233 km2630 miles2286 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 11:56 AM4523 km2811 miles2442 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 10:56 AM4915 km3054 miles2654 nmWest W
LimaThu 4:56 PM4970 km3088 miles2683 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 3:56 PM5152 km3201 miles2782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 11:56 AM5240 km3256 miles2829 nmWest W
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