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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: 13%

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 23:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 124° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.4"937.58 miwest0° 04' 41.2"5.37 minorth937.82 mi
24 hours14° 07' 10.4"919.65 mieast2° 26' 26.8"167.87 minorth941.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 3:04 PM827 km514 miles446 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 6:04 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:04 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:04 PM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:04 PM4304 km2674 miles2324 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:04 PM4336 km2694 miles2341 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 12:04 PM4754 km2954 miles2567 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:04 PM5063 km3146 miles2734 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 5:04 PM5138 km3193 miles2774 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 6:04 PM5140 km3194 miles2776 nmEast E

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