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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 149° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.1"943.45 miwest0° 03' 13.9"3.71 misouth943.62 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.2"749.55 mieast1° 42' 54.6"117.97 misouth762.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 3:26 AM696 km433 miles376 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 3:26 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 4:26 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSun 5:26 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast E
YokohamaSun 2:26 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 2:26 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 2:26 AM2004 km1246 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 2:26 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSun 2:26 AM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 2:26 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouthwest SW

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