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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 158° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.53 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
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.8"929.23 miwest0° 01' 23.3"1.59 minorth929.30 mi
24 hours14° 49' 16.8"958.29 mieast1° 14' 23.4"85.29 minorth965.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:24 PM162 km101 miles87 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 2:24 PM986 km613 miles532 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:24 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:24 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:24 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 1:24 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 2:24 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 4:24 PM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmEast-southeast ESE

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