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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: 54%

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 136° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.1 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"979.87 miwest0° 08' 56.8"10.25 misouth980.22 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.5"758.88 mieast3° 52' 24.7"266.24 misouth809.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 4:44 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 4:44 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesTue 6:44 AM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 6:44 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 7:44 AM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 6:44 AM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixTue 7:44 AM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 4:44 AM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake CityTue 7:44 AM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 8:44 AM4064 km2525 miles2195 nmEast-northeast ENE

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