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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 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 141° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.9"938.28 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 minorth938.53 mi
24 hours14° 04' 40.3"917.51 mieast2° 29' 43.9"171.65 minorth940.11 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 3:14 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 2:14 PM899 km559 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 4:14 PM1305 km811 miles704 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 2:14 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:14 PM2949 km1833 miles1592 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 1:14 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:14 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 1:14 PM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmWest W
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