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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 12:44:00 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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 148° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.65 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.2"938.48 miWest0° 04' 54.3"5.62 miNorth938.74 mi
24 hours14° 03' 38.0"916.54 miEast2° 31' 04.3"173.17 miNorth939.46 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 PM263 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 2:44 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 4:44 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 1:44 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:44 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 2:44 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 1:44 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 1:44 PM3509 km2181 miles1895 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:44 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmWest-northwest WNW

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