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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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' North, Longitude: 146° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.9"980.33 miwest0° 08' 59.5"10.30 misouth980.67 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.5"759.27 mieast3° 53' 24.2"267.39 misouth809.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 5:24 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:24 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:24 AM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 3:24 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoTue 7:24 AM3643 km2263 miles1967 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 4:24 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesTue 7:24 AM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:24 AM3688 km2292 miles1991 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 5:24 AM4041 km2511 miles2182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las VegasTue 7:24 AM4048 km2515 miles2186 nmNortheast NE
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