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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 2:16:00 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: 34%

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 02:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' South, Longitude: 143° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.59 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.24 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.0"974.24 miWest0° 09' 42.3"11.12 miNorth974.62 mi
24 hours12° 13' 54.2"823.35 miEast4° 07' 19.7"283.33 miNorth876.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 4:46 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 4:16 PM823 km512 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 6:16 PM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 4:16 PM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 4:16 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 3:16 PM2920 km1814 miles1576 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 3:16 PM3083 km1915 miles1664 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:16 PM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 3:16 PM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 9:16 PM3839 km2386 miles2073 nmEast-southeast ESE

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