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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 = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 5:18:00 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: 66%

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' North, Longitude: 152° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.92 meters/second, 1619.7 km/hour, 1006.4 miles/hour or 874.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.1"1006.38 miWest0° 11' 16.2"12.90 miNorth1006.45 mi
24 hours10° 43' 20.8"741.67 miEast4° 25' 28.5"304.01 miNorth800.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 7:18 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 7:18 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 6:18 PM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 7:18 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 7:18 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 7:18 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 5:18 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest W
AlofiWed 6:18 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 5:18 PM3281 km2039 miles1772 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 6:18 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmSouthwest SW

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