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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: 62%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 141° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.01 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.3"968.41 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 misouth968.74 mi
24 hours11° 16' 36.4"751.73 mieast3° 21' 34.4"230.96 misouth791.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 5:34 AM382 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanTue 5:34 AM416 km259 miles225 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 4:34 AM1188 km738 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraTue 4:34 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 4:34 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 6:34 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-southeast ESE
OsakaTue 4:34 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaTue 4:34 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth N
KobeTue 4:34 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 4:34 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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