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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 15:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 150° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.38 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.0"980.45 miwest0° 09' 00.8"10.33 misouth980.79 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.4"759.37 mieast3° 53' 52.1"267.91 misouth810.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 5:44 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:44 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:44 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 4:44 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 4:44 AM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:44 AM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 5:44 AM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 5:44 AM3881 km2412 miles2096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoTue 7:44 AM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 7:44 AM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmNortheast NE

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