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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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' North, Longitude: 142° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 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"965.32 miwest0° 07' 08.9"8.19 misouth965.64 mi
24 hours11° 17' 39.0"750.54 mieast3° 12' 29.5"220.57 misouth787.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:24 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 4:24 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoMon 6:24 AM3120 km1938 miles1684 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 6:24 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 6:24 AM3518 km2186 miles1899 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 7:24 AM3556 km2209 miles1920 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 7:24 AM3627 km2254 miles1959 nmNortheast NE
MidwayMon 3:24 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 4:24 AM3798 km2360 miles2051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeattleMon 6:24 AM3964 km2463 miles2140 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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