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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 16:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' North, Longitude: 162° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.59 meters/second, 1578.9 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.2"980.93 miwest0° 09' 04.2"10.39 misouth981.27 mi
24 hours11° 15' 17.6"759.80 mieast3° 55' 05.7"269.31 misouth811.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 6:34 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 6:34 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 4:34 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 5:34 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 5:34 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 4:34 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest W
TarawaWed 4:34 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 4:34 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 6:34 AM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 4:34 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-northwest WNW
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