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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 159° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.33 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"939.93 miwest0° 01' 52.7"2.15 minorth939.83 mi
24 hours11° 39' 16.8"754.76 mieast0° 18' 28.5"21.18 minorth754.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:20 AM147 km91 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
LihueThu 2:20 AM155 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WailukuThu 2:20 AM267 km166 miles144 nmEast E
HiloThu 2:20 AM427 km265 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayThu 1:20 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 2:20 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:20 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 12:20 AM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:20 AM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 12:20 AM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmWest W
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