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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: 84%

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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 09' North, Longitude: 150° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.41 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.57 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 33' 17.3"993.98 miwest0° 09' 50.0"11.26 minorth993.82 mi
24 hours10° 45' 08.8"734.33 mieast3° 42' 24.3"254.78 minorth773.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 8:36 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 8:36 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 8:36 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 6:36 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:36 PM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 8:36 PM3469 km2156 miles1873 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 8:36 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 7:36 PM3527 km2192 miles1904 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 7:36 PM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 6:36 PM3895 km2420 miles2103 nmWest-southwest WSW

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