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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: 64%

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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 145° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.69 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 38.7"965.43 miwest0° 07' 09.8"8.21 misouth965.75 mi
24 hours11° 17' 36.5"750.58 mieast3° 12' 49.3"220.95 misouth787.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:34 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 4:34 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoMon 6:34 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 6:34 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmNortheast NE
MidwayMon 3:34 AM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las VegasMon 6:34 AM3729 km2317 miles2014 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 4:34 AM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmSouth S
HermosilloMon 7:34 AM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandMon 2:34 AM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixMon 7:34 AM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmNortheast NE

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