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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 59' South, Longitude: 149° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.19 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.6"991.29 miwest0° 10' 52.5"12.46 minorth991.61 mi
24 hours11° 29' 41.5"785.40 mieast4° 27' 27.7"306.32 minorth846.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 5:32 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 5:32 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 5:32 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 4:32 PM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmWest W
AlofiMon 4:32 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 5:32 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 7:32 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 4:32 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 3:32 PM3171 km1971 miles1712 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 3:32 PM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmWest W
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