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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' North, Longitude: 161° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.44 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 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"953.66 miwest0° 05' 24.3"6.19 misouth953.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 42.3"748.37 mieast2° 32' 56.5"175.29 misouth773.72 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 AM527 km327 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 4:26 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 5:26 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 3:26 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 5:26 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:26 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 6:26 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoMon 2:26 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 4:26 AM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmSoutheast SE
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