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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:34:00 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: 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 131° 47' 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' 59.5"954.47 miWest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 miNorth954.84 mi
24 hours13° 09' 38.6"870.35 miEast3° 27' 38.8"237.95 miNorth909.52 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 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSat 4:34 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 2:34 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 7:34 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 2:34 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:34 PM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:34 PM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:34 PM4298 km2671 miles2321 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:34 PM4348 km2702 miles2348 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:34 PM4576 km2844 miles2471 nmWest-southwest WSW

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