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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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 169° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 23.8"929.67 miwest0° 01' 43.9"1.99 minorth929.77 mi
24 hours345° 14' 07.9"954.96 miwest1° 22' 03.4"94.08 minorth963.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaFri 1:36 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaFri 1:36 PM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 1:36 PM646 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Fri 3:36 PM862 km536 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Fri 3:36 PM875 km543 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonFri 2:06 PM936 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 3:36 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 3:36 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 1:36 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 2:36 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmNortheast NE

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