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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 15:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 176° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.63 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"942.86 miwest0° 03' 03.5"3.51 misouth943.02 mi
24 hours348° 27' 29.0"749.74 miwest1° 38' 52.1"113.34 misouth762.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 4:36 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 3:36 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest W
MajuroSun 3:36 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 3:36 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 3:36 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 2:36 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 3:36 AM2529 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 5:36 AM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 3:36 AM3179 km1976 miles1717 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 5:36 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmEast-southeast ESE
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