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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 14:20:00 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: 93%

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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 171° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.15 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.0"939.53 miwest0° 01' 41.3"1.94 minorth939.45 mi
24 hours348° 20' 30.7"754.68 miwest0° 13' 49.8"15.86 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
Wake IslandFri 2:20 AM572 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 3:20 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 2:20 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 1:20 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 2:20 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth S
YarenFri 2:20 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 2:20 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 12:20 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 4:20 AM3139 km1950 miles1695 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 2:20 AM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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