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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 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° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 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' 58.7"954.43 miwest0° 07' 38.1"8.75 minorth954.79 mi
24 hours13° 09' 58.9"870.70 mieast3° 27' 21.2"237.63 minorth909.78 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 PM869 km540 miles469 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 4:24 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 2:24 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 7:24 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 2:24 PM3197 km1986 miles1726 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:24 PM3692 km2294 miles1993 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 1:24 PM4259 km2646 miles2300 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:24 PM4526 km2812 miles2444 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM4798 km2981 miles2591 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 6:24 PM5239 km3256 miles2829 nmNortheast NE
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