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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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 29' South
Longitude: 162° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.3"939.12 miwest0° 05' 02.2"5.78 minorth939.38 mi
24 hours14° 01' 25.3"914.68 mieast2° 33' 53.2"176.41 minorth938.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 3:44 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 2:44 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 2:44 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 3:44 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:44 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 3:44 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 2:44 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 2:44 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:44 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 3:44 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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