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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 143° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 48.6"938.30 miWest0° 04' 51.6"5.57 miNorth938.55 mi
24 hours14° 04' 21.1"917.17 miEast2° 30' 08.6"172.11 miNorth939.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:24 PM683 km425 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsFri 3:24 PM966 km600 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 4:24 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 2:24 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:24 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:24 PM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:24 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 1:24 PM3192 km1983 miles1723 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 7:24 PM3575 km2222 miles1931 nmEast-southeast ESE

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