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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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' North, Longitude: 141° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.58 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"983.14 miwest0° 09' 19.5"10.68 misouth983.48 mi
24 hours11° 15' 39.9"761.92 mieast4° 00' 38.3"275.65 misouth814.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 6:24 AM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaipanWed 6:24 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokWed 5:24 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 5:24 AM1610 km1001 miles869 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 5:24 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 4:24 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 4:24 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 7:24 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoWed 4:24 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 4:24 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmWest W

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