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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 88%

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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 147° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.6"937.90 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth937.92 mi
24 hours11° 38' 58.7"752.91 mieast0° 37' 18.1"42.77 misouth755.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 2:20 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 2:20 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Fri 5:20 AM3044 km1891 miles1643 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 1:20 AM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Fri 5:20 AM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:20 AM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Fri 5:20 AM3720 km2312 miles2009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 5:20 AM3743 km2326 miles2021 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 5:20 AM3771 km2343 miles2036 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vancouver *Fri 5:20 AM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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