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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: 33%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' South, Longitude: 123° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.14 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.8"973.23 miwest0° 09' 37.3"11.02 minorth973.62 mi
24 hours12° 16' 34.7"825.61 mieast4° 05' 46.6"281.56 minorth878.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 4:56 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 7:56 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 2:56 PM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 2:56 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:56 PM4033 km2506 miles2178 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 2:56 PM4061 km2524 miles2193 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 6:56 PM4548 km2826 miles2456 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 6:56 PM4821 km2996 miles2603 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 6:56 PM4873 km3028 miles2631 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 1:56 PM4938 km3069 miles2667 nmWest-southwest WSW

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