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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 14:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 133° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.08 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 51.8"979.76 miwest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 misouth980.11 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.0"758.79 mieast3° 52' 08.1"265.92 misouth809.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 4:34 AM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesTue 6:34 AM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 4:34 AM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloTue 7:34 AM2972 km1846 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 6:34 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 7:34 AM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 6:34 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CityTue 7:34 AM3762 km2338 miles2031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 4:34 AM3781 km2349 miles2041 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityTue 8:34 AM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmEast-northeast ENE

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