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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 162° 19' 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"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.5"943.17 miwest0° 03' 09.1"3.62 misouth943.34 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.7"749.63 mieast1° 41' 03.2"115.85 misouth762.39 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 AM463 km287 miles250 nmEast E
PalikirSun 3:36 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 4:36 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 2:36 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 5:36 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 4:36 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 4:36 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoSun 1:36 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 3:36 AM3274 km2035 miles1768 nmSouth S
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