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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' North, Longitude: 144° 32' 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"954.34 miwest0° 05' 30.4"6.31 misouth954.61 mi
24 hours11° 23' 18.6"748.45 mieast2° 35' 17.3"177.99 misouth774.46 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 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 4:36 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
MelekeokMon 3:36 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 5:36 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSoutheast SE
HamamatsuMon 3:36 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 3:36 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 3:36 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 3:36 AM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaMon 3:36 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 3:36 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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