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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:00:00 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: 64%

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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 136° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"965.08 miwest0° 07' 06.9"8.16 misouth965.41 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.4"750.46 mieast3° 11' 46.8"219.75 misouth787.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:00 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesMon 6:00 AM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 4:00 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoMon 6:00 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 7:00 AM3020 km1876 miles1631 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasMon 6:00 AM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 7:00 AM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CityMon 7:00 AM3643 km2263 miles1967 nmNortheast NE
SeattleMon 6:00 AM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverMon 6:00 AM3880 km2411 miles2095 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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