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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: 24%

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 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 154° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.6"955.64 miwest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 minorth956.01 mi
24 hours13° 06' 05.8"867.36 mieast3° 30' 39.3"241.39 minorth907.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 4:06 PM497 km309 miles269 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 4:06 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 3:06 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 4:06 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:06 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 4:06 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 3:06 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:06 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sun 3:06 PM2909 km1807 miles1571 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 2:06 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmWest-northwest WNW

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