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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 3:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 151° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 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 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.0"980.47 miWest0° 09' 01.0"10.33 miSouth980.81 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.7"759.39 miEast3° 53' 55.0"267.96 miSouth810.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 5:46 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:46 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:46 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 4:46 AM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 4:46 AM3284 km2041 miles1773 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:46 AM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 5:46 AM3702 km2300 miles1999 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 5:46 AM3868 km2403 miles2088 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoTue 7:46 AM3992 km2481 miles2156 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiWed 3:46 AM4016 km2496 miles2169 nmSouthwest SW

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