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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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 144° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.46 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.4 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 15.3"929.13 miwest0° 01' 14.2"1.42 minorth929.19 mi
24 hours14° 50' 43.6"959.79 mieast1° 10' 57.8"81.37 minorth966.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:24 PM675 km419 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 2:24 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 3:24 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 1:24 PM1621 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:24 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:24 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM3029 km1882 miles1636 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:24 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM3221 km2001 miles1739 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 6:24 PM3601 km2238 miles1944 nmEast-southeast ESE
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