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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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 156° 55' 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"953.83 miwest0° 05' 26.0"6.23 misouth954.10 mi
24 hours11° 23' 35.6"748.38 mieast2° 33' 36.1"176.05 misouth773.91 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 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast E
PalikirMon 4:46 AM1266 km787 miles683 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:46 AM1407 km874 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:46 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 5:46 AM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 2:46 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 5:46 AM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 2:46 AM2568 km1595 miles1386 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 2:46 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 6:46 AM2844 km1767 miles1535 nmEast-northeast ENE
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