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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 172° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.5"939.43 miwest0° 05' 07.3"5.87 minorth939.69 mi
24 hours14° 00' 00.4"913.38 mieast2° 35' 39.5"178.42 minorth937.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 3:24 PM201 km125 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 3:24 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 3:24 PM249 km155 miles135 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 3:24 PM361 km225 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 3:24 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 4:24 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 4:24 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
Labasa *Sat 3:24 PM947 km588 miles511 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 3:24 PM993 km617 miles536 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:24 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth N

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