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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 13:20:00 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 173° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"939.72 miwest0° 01' 47.0"2.04 minorth939.64 mi
24 hours11° 39' 23.2"754.73 mieast0° 16' 09.1"18.52 minorth754.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 2:20 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 3:20 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 1:20 AM2075 km1289 miles1121 nmWest W
MajuroFri 1:20 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 1:20 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 1:20 AM2579 km1602 miles1393 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 3:20 AM2724 km1692 miles1471 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 1:20 AM3162 km1965 miles1708 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:20 AM3320 km2063 miles1792 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 2:20 AM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmSouth S

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