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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: 23%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 129° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.6"954.35 miwest0° 07' 38.0"8.75 minorth954.71 mi
24 hours13° 10' 01.3"870.68 mieast3° 27' 19.0"237.57 minorth909.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 3:24 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 4:24 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 2:24 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 7:24 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 2:24 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:24 PM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 1:24 PM4287 km2664 miles2315 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:24 PM4554 km2830 miles2459 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM4826 km2998 miles2606 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 6:24 PM5221 km3244 miles2819 nmNortheast NE
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