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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:24:00 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: 54%

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 131° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.7"979.67 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.22 misouth980.01 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"758.70 mieast3° 51' 53.2"265.64 misouth808.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaTue 6:24 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoTue 6:24 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesTue 6:24 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 7:24 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 6:24 AM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluTue 4:24 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixTue 7:24 AM3007 km1869 miles1624 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 6:24 AM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 4:24 AM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityTue 8:24 AM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmEast-northeast ENE

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