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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 1:44:00 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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 162° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.90 meters/second, 1511.6 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"15.65 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.2"939.04 miWest0° 05' 02.1"5.77 miNorth939.30 mi
24 hours14° 01' 27.6"914.65 miEast2° 33' 50.2"176.34 miNorth938.26 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 PM358 km222 miles193 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 2:44 PM765 km475 miles413 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:44 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 2:44 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 3:44 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 2:44 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 2:44 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:44 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 3:44 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 1:44 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorthwest NW

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