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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 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° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.29 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"980.25 miwest0° 08' 59.5"10.30 misouth980.60 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.4"759.20 mieast3° 53' 22.5"267.34 misouth809.83 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 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:24 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:24 AM3375 km2097 miles1823 nmSouth S
San FranciscoTue 7:24 AM3625 km2253 miles1957 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 3:24 AM3638 km2261 miles1964 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesTue 7:24 AM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 4:24 AM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 4:24 AM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasTue 7:24 AM4027 km2502 miles2174 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 8:24 AM4045 km2514 miles2184 nmEast-northeast ENE
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