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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 16:36:00 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: 72%

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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' North, Longitude: 173° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.9"953.24 miwest0° 05' 19.9"6.11 misouth953.51 mi
24 hours348° 36' 00.7"748.36 miwest2° 31' 16.9"173.39 misouth773.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 4:36 AM766 km476 miles413 nmWest W
MajuroMon 4:36 AM1277 km793 miles690 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 5:36 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmNortheast NE
TarawaMon 4:36 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 3:36 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 4:36 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 4:36 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 6:36 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 4:36 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 2:36 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmWest W

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