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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: 72%
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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 19' North
Longitude: 161° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 829.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.7"953.74 miwest0° 05' 24.4"6.20 misouth954.01 mi
24 hours11° 23' 41.9"748.43 mieast2° 32' 58.7"175.34 misouth773.79 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 5:26 AM555 km345 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 4:26 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 5:26 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 3:26 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 5:26 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:26 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 6:26 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoMon 2:26 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 4:26 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmSoutheast SE
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