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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 134° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.84 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 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° 26' 00.7"954.68 miwest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 minorth955.04 mi
24 hours13° 09' 13.0"870.06 mieast3° 28' 00.5"238.38 minorth909.35 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 3:44 PM677 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 4:44 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 2:44 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 2:44 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 7:44 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 2:44 PM3268 km2030 miles1764 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:44 PM3754 km2333 miles2027 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:44 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:44 PM4068 km2528 miles2196 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 1:44 PM4299 km2672 miles2321 nmWest-southwest WSW
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