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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 81%

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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 150° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"942.17 miwest0° 02' 50.7"3.26 misouth942.32 mi
24 hours11° 33' 13.6"749.98 mieast1° 33' 53.7"107.64 misouth761.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSat 3:20 AM508 km316 miles274 nmWest W
WailukuSat 3:20 AM654 km407 miles353 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 3:20 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 3:20 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 2:20 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sat 6:20 AM3314 km2059 miles1789 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 6:20 AM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSat 1:20 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Sat 6:20 AM3841 km2387 miles2074 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Sat 6:20 AM3942 km2449 miles2129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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