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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 165° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.12 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"939.45 miWest0° 01' 38.8"1.89 miNorth939.37 mi
24 hours11° 39' 31.4"754.66 miEast0° 12' 49.3"14.70 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 2:46 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 2:46 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 1:46 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 3:46 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 2:46 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 2:46 AM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 12:46 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 2:46 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 11:46 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 1:46 AM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmSouth S

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