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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 16:26:00 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: 80%

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 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 164° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.75 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"943.12 miwest0° 03' 08.2"3.60 misouth943.29 mi
24 hours11° 32' 14.9"749.65 mieast1° 40' 41.3"115.43 misouth762.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 4:26 AM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSun 4:26 AM1592 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 3:26 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 5:26 AM2025 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSun 2:26 AM2251 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 4:26 AM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 4:26 AM2294 km1425 miles1238 nmSouth S
TokyoSun 1:26 AM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 4:26 AM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 3:26 AM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmSouth S

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