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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: 63%

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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' North, Longitude: 170° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.49 meters/second, 1557.0 km/hour, 967.5 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"967.23 miwest0° 07' 24.1"8.48 misouth967.56 mi
24 hours348° 43' 01.3"751.24 miwest3° 18' 09.7"227.06 misouth790.22 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 AM562 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroTue 5:36 AM955 km593 miles516 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 5:36 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 4:36 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW
YarenTue 5:36 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 6:36 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 5:36 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 3:36 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 5:36 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 4:36 AM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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