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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, November 10, 2011 at 8:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, November 18, 2011 at 3:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 14' North, Longitude: 177° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.11 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"15.48 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.9"928.20 miwest0° 02' 00.6"2.31 minorth928.09 mi
24 hours12° 13' 11.4"782.57 mieast0° 17' 39.9"20.26 minorth782.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 1:48 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSun 12:48 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 2:48 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmEast E
MajuroSun 12:48 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 12:48 AM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 12:48 AM2542 km1579 miles1373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 12:48 AM3060 km1902 miles1652 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 2:48 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:48 PM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdakSat 2:48 AM3289 km2044 miles1776 nmNorth N

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