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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' North, Longitude: 138° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 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"983.22 miwest0° 09' 20.0"10.69 misouth983.56 mi
24 hours11° 15' 40.9"762.01 mieast4° 00' 51.0"275.89 misouth815.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 6:34 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 5:34 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouthwest SW
SaipanWed 6:34 AM822 km511 miles444 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariWed 5:34 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 4:34 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 5:34 AM1620 km1006 miles875 nmSouth S
General SantosWed 4:34 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoWed 4:34 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonWed 4:34 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest W
ManilaWed 4:34 AM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmWest W
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