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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 1:16:00 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 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 141° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.01 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 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' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.6"955.00 miWest0° 07' 43.0"8.85 miNorth955.37 mi
24 hours13° 08' 02.5"869.00 miEast3° 29' 00.8"239.51 miNorth908.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 3:16 PM818 km508 miles442 nmWest W
TaiohaeSat 3:46 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Gambier IslandsSat 4:16 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 5:16 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 3:16 PM1938 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 3:16 PM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 2:16 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 3:16 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:16 PM3283 km2040 miles1772 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 2:16 PM3529 km2193 miles1906 nmWest-southwest WSW

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