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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 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 31' South, Longitude: 126° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.20 meters/second, 1566.7 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.6"973.36 miwest0° 09' 38.0"11.04 minorth973.75 mi
24 hours12° 16' 14.5"825.33 mieast4° 05' 58.5"281.79 minorth878.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 5:06 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 8:06 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 3:06 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 3:06 PM3646 km2265 miles1969 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 3:06 PM3820 km2374 miles2063 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:06 PM4283 km2661 miles2312 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 2:06 PM4685 km2911 miles2530 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySun 7:06 PM4709 km2926 miles2543 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 3:06 PM4906 km3049 miles2649 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 7:06 PM5025 km3122 miles2713 nmNortheast NE
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