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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 14:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 176° 25' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"938.01 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 misouth938.04 mi
24 hours11° 38' 41.8"752.68 mieast0° 41' 55.1"48.06 misouth755.94 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 AM817 km507 miles441 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSat 2:20 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 4:20 AM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmEast E
MajuroSat 2:20 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 2:20 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 2:20 AM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 4:20 AM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 2:20 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 1:20 AM3144 km1953 miles1697 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 2:20 AM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmSouth S

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