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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 148° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.34 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.1 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"980.43 miwest0° 09' 00.2"10.32 misouth980.77 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.0"759.35 mieast3° 53' 38.9"267.67 misouth810.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 5:34 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:34 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:34 AM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 3:34 AM3364 km2091 miles1817 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 4:34 AM3430 km2132 miles1852 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 4:34 AM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 7:34 AM3805 km2364 miles2055 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 7:34 AM3879 km2410 miles2094 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Wed 5:34 AM3888 km2416 miles2099 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 5:34 AM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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