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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:36:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1802 km1119 miles973 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 5:36 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 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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