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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 13:10:00 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 171° 09' 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"939.76 miwest0° 01' 48.0"2.06 minorth939.67 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.3"754.73 mieast0° 16' 32.4"18.97 minorth754.29 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 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 3:10 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 1:10 AM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 1:10 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 1:10 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:10 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 1:10 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 2:10 AM3318 km2061 miles1791 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:10 AM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:10 AM3392 km2108 miles1831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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