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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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 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° 19' 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"939.99 miwest0° 01' 52.6"2.15 minorth939.90 mi
24 hours11° 39' 16.9"754.81 mieast0° 18' 25.9"21.14 minorth754.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueThu 2:20 AM152 km94 miles82 nmNorth N
HonoluluThu 2:20 AM171 km107 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuThu 2:20 AM295 km184 miles159 nmEast E
HiloThu 2:20 AM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayThu 1:20 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 2:20 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:20 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 12:20 AM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 12:20 AM3559 km2212 miles1922 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:20 AM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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