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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 153° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.51 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.0"929.17 miwest0° 01' 20.2"1.53 minorth929.24 mi
24 hours14° 49' 46.5"958.78 mieast1° 13' 13.6"83.96 minorth966.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 2:04 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 2:04 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:04 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:04 PM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:04 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:04 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 4:04 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 2:04 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:04 PM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:04 PM3232 km2009 miles1745 nmWest-northwest WNW
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