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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 141° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.45 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 15.0"929.10 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 minorth929.16 mi
24 hours14° 50' 58.3"960.03 mieast1° 10' 22.7"80.70 minorth967.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 2:14 PM749 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 1:14 PM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 3:14 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 1:14 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:14 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:14 PM3031 km1884 miles1637 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 1:14 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 6:14 PM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 12:14 PM3403 km2115 miles1838 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:14 PM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest W
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