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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 = Friday, November 23, 2012 at 6:24:00 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: 76%

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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' North, Longitude: 157° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.45 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 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' 10.6"0.21 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.7"1003.06 miWest0° 10' 44.1"12.29 miNorth1003.00 mi
24 hours10° 39' 20.5"734.30 miEast4° 08' 06.9"284.17 miNorth784.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 8:24 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 8:24 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 6:24 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 7:24 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 8:24 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 8:24 PM2651 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 8:24 PM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 6:24 PM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 7:24 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 6:24 PM3261 km2027 miles1761 nmWest W

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