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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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 131° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.37 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.6"937.84 miwest0° 04' 44.9"5.45 minorth938.09 mi
24 hours14° 06' 08.6"918.74 mieast2° 27' 48.5"169.43 minorth940.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 2:34 PM529 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 3:34 PM616 km383 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 1:34 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 6:34 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 1:34 PM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:34 PM3696 km2296 miles1995 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 12:34 PM4032 km2506 miles2177 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:34 PM4336 km2694 miles2341 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM4554 km2830 miles2459 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM5263 km3270 miles2842 nmWest W
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