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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 138° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.2"938.19 miwest0° 04' 49.1"5.52 minorth938.44 mi
24 hours14° 05' 01.8"917.83 mieast2° 29' 15.9"171.11 minorth940.31 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 3:04 PM568 km353 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 4:04 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 2:04 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 2:04 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:04 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Fri 7:04 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 1:04 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:04 PM3554 km2209 miles1919 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 1:04 PM3654 km2271 miles1973 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:04 PM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmWest W
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