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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 15:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' North, Longitude: 159° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.95 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.5"966.01 miwest0° 07' 14.4"8.30 misouth966.34 mi
24 hours11° 17' 23.6"750.78 mieast3° 14' 33.7"222.94 misouth788.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 5:34 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuMon 5:34 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HiloMon 5:34 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 5:34 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 4:34 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 3:34 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 4:34 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 3:34 AM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 3:34 AM3398 km2112 miles1835 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 5:34 AM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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