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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 132° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.78 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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"0.15 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"954.55 miwest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 minorth954.92 mi
24 hours13° 09' 36.0"870.38 mieast3° 27' 41.0"238.01 minorth909.56 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 3:34 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSat 4:34 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 2:34 PM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 7:34 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 2:34 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:34 PM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:34 PM4006 km2490 miles2163 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:34 PM4270 km2653 miles2306 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:34 PM4322 km2686 miles2334 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:34 PM4549 km2826 miles2456 nmWest-southwest WSW
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