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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' North
Longitude: 159° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.80 meters/second, 1518.5 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' 00.8"943.30 miwest0° 03' 10.2"3.64 misouth943.47 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.2"749.67 mieast1° 41' 27.5"116.32 misouth762.50 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 4:46 AM741 km461 miles400 nmEast E
PalikirSun 3:46 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 2:46 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 4:46 AM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 4:46 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 5:46 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 4:46 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSun 1:46 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 1:46 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 1:46 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
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