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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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 44' North
Longitude: 151° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.38 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.2 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 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.0"980.53 miwest0° 09' 00.9"10.33 misouth980.87 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.6"759.44 mieast3° 53' 53.8"267.96 misouth810.24 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 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:44 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:44 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 4:44 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 4:44 AM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:44 AM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 5:44 AM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 5:44 AM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoTue 7:44 AM3975 km2470 miles2146 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiWed 3:44 AM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmSouthwest SW
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