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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: 7%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 156° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.52 meters/second, 1495.9 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' 17.5"929.27 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 minorth929.34 mi
24 hours14° 49' 29.9"958.57 mieast1° 13' 52.4"84.70 minorth966.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:14 PM379 km236 miles205 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 2:14 PM783 km486 miles423 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:14 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:14 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:14 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:14 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:14 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 4:14 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:14 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-northwest WNW
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