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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 14:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 145° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 38.7"965.42 miwest0° 07' 09.6"8.21 misouth965.74 mi
24 hours11° 17' 36.7"750.57 mieast3° 12' 47.3"220.91 misouth787.83 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 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 4:34 AM2062 km1281 miles1114 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoMon 6:34 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 6:34 AM3349 km2081 miles1808 nmNortheast NE
MidwayMon 3:34 AM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las VegasMon 6:34 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 4:34 AM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmSouth S
HermosilloMon 7:34 AM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 7:34 AM3836 km2383 miles2071 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 2:34 AM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmWest-southwest WSW
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