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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 13:10:00 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: 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 159° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.44 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"937.94 miwest0° 00' 31.3"0.60 misouth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 38' 51.9"752.82 mieast0° 39' 13.6"44.98 misouth755.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueFri 3:10 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth N
HonoluluFri 3:10 AM176 km109 miles95 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuFri 3:10 AM311 km193 miles168 nmEast E
HiloFri 3:10 AM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayFri 2:10 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 3:10 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 1:10 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 1:10 AM3503 km2176 miles1891 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSat 1:10 AM3540 km2199 miles1911 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 2:10 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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