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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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 38' North
Longitude: 171° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.25 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 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' 55.6"939.82 miwest0° 01' 47.9"2.06 minorth939.73 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.4"754.78 mieast0° 16' 29.7"18.92 minorth754.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 2:10 AM1034 km643 miles559 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 3:10 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 1:10 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 1:10 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 1:10 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:10 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 1:10 AM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 2:10 AM3318 km2062 miles1791 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:10 AM3324 km2065 miles1795 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:10 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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