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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 2:42:00 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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' South, Longitude: 137° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.97 meters/second, 1594.7 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.1 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 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.1"990.80 miWest0° 10' 50.9"12.43 miNorth991.13 mi
24 hours11° 30' 56.2"786.49 miEast4° 27' 03.4"305.86 miNorth847.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 5:12 PM244 km151 miles132 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 4:42 PM1621 km1008 miles876 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 6:42 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiTue 4:42 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 4:42 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 9:42 PM3548 km2205 miles1916 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 3:42 PM3683 km2289 miles1989 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:42 PM3725 km2315 miles2012 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:42 PM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:42 PM4049 km2516 miles2186 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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