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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 13:30:00 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: 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 164° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"937.96 miwest0° 00' 33.3"0.64 misouth937.99 mi
24 hours11° 38' 49.1"752.78 mieast0° 39' 59.8"45.86 misouth755.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:30 AM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
MidwayFri 2:30 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 3:30 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 1:30 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 1:30 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest W
MajuroSat 1:30 AM3042 km1890 miles1643 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 1:30 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 2:30 AM3432 km2133 miles1853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Fri 4:30 AM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Fri 5:30 AM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmNorth N

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