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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: 80%
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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 05' North
Longitude: 162° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.77 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.7"943.25 miwest0° 03' 09.2"3.62 misouth943.41 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.4"749.68 mieast1° 41' 05.6"115.90 misouth762.44 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 4:36 AM490 km305 miles265 nmEast E
PalikirSun 3:36 AM1515 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 4:36 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 2:36 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 5:36 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 4:36 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 4:36 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoSun 1:36 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 1:36 AM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmWest-southwest WSW
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