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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 14:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' North, Longitude: 141° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.62 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 38.5"965.28 miwest0° 07' 08.5"8.19 misouth965.60 mi
24 hours11° 17' 39.9"750.53 mieast3° 12' 22.4"220.43 misouth787.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:20 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 4:20 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoMon 6:20 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 6:20 AM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 6:20 AM3444 km2140 miles1859 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 7:20 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 7:20 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 4:20 AM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 3:20 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleMon 6:20 AM3922 km2437 miles2117 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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