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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32:00 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: 45%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 134° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.93 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"990.71 miWest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 miNorth991.03 mi
24 hours11° 31' 11.2"786.71 miEast4° 26' 58.4"305.77 miNorth847.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 5:02 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 6:32 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 4:32 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 4:32 PM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 4:32 PM2985 km1854 miles1612 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 9:32 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 3:32 PM3931 km2443 miles2123 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:32 PM3990 km2480 miles2155 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:32 PM4055 km2520 miles2189 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:32 PM4204 km2612 miles2270 nmNorthwest NW

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