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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' North, Longitude: 160° 00' 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"966.02 miwest0° 07' 14.4"8.30 misouth966.35 mi
24 hours11° 17' 23.5"750.78 mieast3° 14' 35.7"222.97 misouth788.61 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 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuMon 5:34 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HiloMon 5:34 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 5:34 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 4:34 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 3:34 AM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 4:34 AM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 3:34 AM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 3:34 AM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 5:34 AM3544 km2202 miles1914 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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