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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 = Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 5:24:00 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: 57%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 10' South, Longitude: 165° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.7"1002.72 miWest0° 11' 21.1"13.00 miNorth1002.92 mi
24 hours10° 58' 46.9"757.47 miEast4° 32' 23.0"311.92 miNorth820.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiWed 6:24 PM635 km395 miles343 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 6:24 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 7:24 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Wed 7:24 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 5:24 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 6:24 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 5:24 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 7:24 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaWed 6:24 PM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 7:24 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmSoutheast SE

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