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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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' North
Longitude: 176° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"938.07 miwest0° 00' 38.2"0.73 misouth938.11 mi
24 hours11° 38' 41.6"752.74 mieast0° 41' 57.7"48.12 misouth756.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 3:20 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSat 2:20 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 4:20 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmEast E
MajuroSat 2:20 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 2:20 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 2:20 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 2:20 AM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 4:20 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 1:20 AM3118 km1938 miles1684 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 2:20 AM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmSouth S
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