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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 148° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.4"938.49 miwest0° 04' 54.4"5.63 minorth938.75 mi
24 hours14° 03' 35.5"916.51 mieast2° 31' 07.4"173.23 minorth939.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:44 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 2:44 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 4:44 PM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 1:44 PM2247 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:44 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:44 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 1:44 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 1:44 PM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:44 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmWest-northwest WNW

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