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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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 08' South
Longitude: 137° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.98 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"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.1"990.88 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 minorth991.21 mi
24 hours11° 30' 54.6"786.52 mieast4° 27' 04.0"305.89 minorth847.72 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 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 4:42 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 6:42 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiTue 4:42 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 4:42 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 9:42 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 3:42 PM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:42 PM3699 km2299 miles1997 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:42 PM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 4:42 PM4032 km2506 miles2177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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