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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: 14%

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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 129° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.32 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 43.8"937.75 miwest0° 04' 43.7"5.42 minorth938.00 mi
24 hours14° 06' 30.1"919.05 mieast2° 27' 20.2"168.89 minorth941.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 3:24 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsFri 2:24 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 6:24 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 1:24 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:24 PM3205 km1991 miles1730 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:24 PM3900 km2424 miles2106 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 12:24 PM4282 km2661 miles2312 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM4588 km2851 miles2477 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:24 PM4802 km2984 miles2593 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 5:24 PM5419 km3367 miles2926 nmNortheast NE

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