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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: 71%

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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 136° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.85 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.2"954.56 miwest0° 05' 33.4"6.37 misouth954.84 mi
24 hours11° 23' 07.2"748.42 mieast2° 36' 24.4"179.26 misouth774.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 5:10 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 4:10 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth S
QuezonMon 3:10 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmWest W
ManilaMon 3:10 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoMon 3:10 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiMon 3:10 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoMon 4:10 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNorth-northwest NNW
General SantosMon 3:10 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmSouthwest SW
FukuokaMon 4:10 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuMon 4:10 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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