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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' North, Longitude: 156° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.52 meters/second, 1535.5 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 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' 21.1"953.91 miwest0° 05' 26.1"6.23 misouth954.18 mi
24 hours11° 23' 35.1"748.43 mieast2° 33' 38.3"176.10 misouth773.98 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 5:46 AM1060 km659 miles573 nmEast E
PalikirMon 4:46 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:46 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:46 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 5:46 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 2:46 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 2:46 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 5:46 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 2:46 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 6:46 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmEast-northeast ENE
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