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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 15:10:00 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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 153° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.84 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"965.77 miwest0° 07' 12.6"8.26 misouth966.10 mi
24 hours11° 17' 28.9"750.70 mieast3° 13' 51.2"222.13 misouth788.29 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 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WailukuMon 5:10 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 5:10 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 5:10 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 4:10 AM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 3:10 AM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:10 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 5:10 AM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmSouth S
Apia *Tue 5:10 AM3844 km2389 miles2076 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoMon 7:10 AM3913 km2432 miles2113 nmNortheast NE
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