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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 18' North
Longitude: 159° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.49 meters/second, 1535.4 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"953.82 miwest0° 05' 25.2"6.21 misouth954.09 mi
24 hours11° 23' 38.5"748.43 mieast2° 33' 18.5"175.72 misouth773.88 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 AM807 km501 miles436 nmEast E
PalikirMon 4:36 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:36 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:36 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 5:36 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:36 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 6:36 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoMon 2:36 AM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 2:36 AM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 4:36 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmSouth S
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