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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 163° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.56 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 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' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 18.6"929.29 miwest0° 01' 26.4"1.65 minorth929.37 mi
24 hours14° 48' 46.7"957.79 mieast1° 15' 33.0"86.62 minorth965.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:44 PM345 km215 miles187 nmEast E
AlofiThu 1:44 PM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 2:44 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:44 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 2:44 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 1:44 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 1:44 PM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:44 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 2:44 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 12:44 PM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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