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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 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 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° 36' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"938.02 miwest0° 00' 33.4"0.64 misouth938.05 mi
24 hours11° 38' 48.8"752.83 mieast0° 40' 02.4"45.91 misouth755.88 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 AM702 km436 miles379 nmEast E
MidwayFri 2:30 AM1525 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 3:30 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 1:30 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 1:30 AM3009 km1869 miles1625 nmWest W
MajuroSat 1:30 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 1:30 AM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 2:30 AM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Fri 4:30 AM3592 km2232 miles1939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Fri 5:30 AM3662 km2275 miles1977 nmNorth N
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