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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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 154° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.85 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.1"965.85 miwest0° 07' 12.7"8.26 misouth966.18 mi
24 hours11° 17' 28.5"750.75 mieast3° 13' 53.2"222.18 misouth788.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloMon 5:10 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WailukuMon 5:10 AM588 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 5:10 AM699 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiTue 5:10 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 4:10 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 3:10 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:10 AM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 5:10 AM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmSouth S
Apia *Tue 5:10 AM3829 km2379 miles2067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 3:10 AM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmWest W
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