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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 2:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM3121 km1940 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 6:24 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 6:24 AM3518 km2186 miles1899 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 7:24 AM3557 km2210 miles1921 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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