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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: 34%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 28' South, Longitude: 130° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.31 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.4"973.60 miwest0° 09' 39.2"11.06 minorth973.99 mi
24 hours12° 15' 36.0"824.79 mieast4° 06' 20.8"282.21 minorth877.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 5:24 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 3:24 PM2046 km1271 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 8:24 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 3:24 PM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 3:24 PM3369 km2094 miles1819 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 2:24 PM4201 km2611 miles2269 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 3:24 PM4410 km2740 miles2381 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:24 PM4764 km2960 miles2572 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 3:24 PM4842 km3009 miles2614 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico CitySun 7:24 PM5040 km3132 miles2721 nmNortheast NE

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