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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: 45%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 02:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' South, Longitude: 132° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"990.62 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 minorth990.95 mi
24 hours11° 31' 24.6"786.90 mieast4° 26' 54.0"305.68 minorth848.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 4:52 PM745 km463 miles402 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 6:22 PM1779 km1106 miles961 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 4:22 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 4:22 PM2991 km1858 miles1615 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Mon 9:22 PM3159 km1963 miles1705 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 4:22 PM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:22 PM4152 km2580 miles2242 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:22 PM4229 km2628 miles2284 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:22 PM4286 km2663 miles2314 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:22 PM4351 km2704 miles2349 nmNorthwest NW

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