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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' North, Longitude: 144° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.8"954.26 miwest0° 05' 30.3"6.31 misouth954.53 mi
24 hours11° 23' 18.8"748.40 mieast2° 35' 15.1"177.94 misouth774.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 4:36 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 4:36 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
MelekeokMon 3:36 AM1620 km1006 miles875 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 5:36 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSoutheast SE
HamamatsuMon 3:36 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 3:36 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 3:36 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 3:36 AM1984 km1232 miles1071 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 3:36 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 3:36 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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