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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: 52%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' North, Longitude: 153° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.36 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"982.66 miwest0° 09' 16.2"10.62 misouth983.00 mi
24 hours11° 15' 33.8"761.43 mieast3° 59' 25.9"274.27 misouth814.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 6:34 AM778 km483 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanWed 5:34 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 5:34 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 7:34 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 7:34 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 7:34 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 4:34 AM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 4:34 AM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 7:34 AM2465 km1531 miles1331 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyWed 5:34 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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