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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 12:54:00 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 00:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 150° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.2"938.57 miWest0° 04' 55.5"5.65 miNorth938.83 mi
24 hours14° 03' 16.3"916.23 miEast2° 31' 32.1"173.70 miNorth939.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:54 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 2:54 PM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 1:54 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 4:54 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 2:54 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:54 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 1:54 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:54 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 1:54 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:54 PM3470 km2156 miles1873 nmWest-northwest WNW

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