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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 43' North, Longitude: 151° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.7 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"980.54 miwest0° 09' 01.0"10.33 misouth980.89 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.7"759.45 mieast3° 53' 56.7"268.01 misouth810.27 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 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 5:46 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:46 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 4:46 AM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 4:46 AM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:46 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 5:46 AM3683 km2289 miles1989 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 5:46 AM3860 km2399 miles2084 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 3:46 AM3990 km2479 miles2154 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 7:46 AM4010 km2491 miles2165 nmNortheast NE
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