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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 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 03' North
Longitude: 144° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"983.08 miwest0° 09' 18.6"10.67 misouth983.42 mi
24 hours11° 15' 38.1"761.84 mieast4° 00' 18.6"275.29 misouth814.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guam (Hagåtña)Wed 6:10 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaipanWed 6:10 AM376 km233 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokWed 5:10 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 7:10 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 5:10 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 5:10 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 6:10 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth S
ManadoWed 4:10 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 8:10 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManilaWed 4:10 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmWest W
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