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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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 09' South, Longitude: 135° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.94 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"990.72 miwest0° 10' 50.7"12.42 minorth991.04 mi
24 hours11° 31' 09.6"786.68 mieast4° 26' 59.0"305.78 minorth847.85 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 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 4:32 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 6:32 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiTue 4:32 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 4:32 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 9:32 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 3:32 PM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:32 PM3964 km2463 miles2141 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:32 PM4026 km2502 miles2174 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:32 PM4186 km2601 miles2261 nmNorthwest NW

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