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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 12:56:00 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 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 137° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.90 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.92 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.6"954.75 miWest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 miNorth955.11 mi
24 hours13° 08' 48.1"869.65 miEast3° 28' 21.8"238.77 miNorth909.05 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 3:56 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeSat 3:26 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 4:56 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 2:56 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 2:56 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 2:56 PM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 7:56 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 1:56 PM3479 km2162 miles1879 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 2:56 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:56 PM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmWest W

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