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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: 76%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 23, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 46' North
Longitude: 141° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.2"1003.43 miwest0° 10' 46.1"12.33 minorth1003.37 mi
24 hours10° 39' 17.0"734.50 mieast4° 09' 07.2"285.34 minorth785.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:14 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 7:14 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 7:14 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownThu 9:14 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 7:14 PM3522 km2188 miles1902 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 6:14 PM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 7:14 PM3959 km2460 miles2137 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 5:14 PM3960 km2461 miles2138 nmWest W
Los AngelesThu 9:14 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 6:14 PM4108 km2553 miles2218 nmSouthwest SW
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