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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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 159° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.48 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.8"953.75 miwest0° 05' 25.1"6.21 misouth954.02 mi
24 hours11° 23' 39.0"748.38 mieast2° 33' 16.3"175.67 misouth773.82 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 5:36 AM779 km484 miles420 nmEast E
PalikirMon 4:36 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:36 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:36 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 5:36 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:36 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 6:36 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoMon 2:36 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 2:36 AM2931 km1821 miles1582 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 4:36 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmSouth S

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