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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 13:30:00 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 175° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.22 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 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"0.03 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"939.69 miwest0° 01' 46.0"2.03 minorth939.60 mi
24 hours11° 39' 24.3"754.72 mieast0° 15' 46.0"18.08 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 2:30 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNorth N
Wake IslandFri 1:30 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 3:30 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast E
MajuroFri 1:30 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 1:30 AM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 1:30 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 3:30 AM2901 km1803 miles1567 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 1:30 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 12:30 AM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 1:30 AM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmSouth S
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