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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 17:36:00 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: 63%

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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' North, Longitude: 170° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.49 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"967.22 miwest0° 07' 24.0"8.48 misouth967.55 mi
24 hours348° 43' 01.1"751.24 miwest3° 18' 07.8"227.02 misouth790.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 5:36 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroTue 5:36 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 5:36 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 4:36 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 6:36 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNortheast NE
YarenTue 5:36 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 5:36 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 3:36 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 5:36 AM2843 km1766 miles1535 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 4:36 AM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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