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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' North, Longitude: 136° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.66 meters/second, 1582.8 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.6 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' 52.9"983.33 miwest0° 09' 20.7"10.71 misouth983.67 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.4"762.11 mieast4° 01' 06.7"276.19 misouth815.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 5:44 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 6:44 AM943 km586 miles509 nmEast E
DavaoWed 4:44 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 4:44 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariWed 5:44 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
QuezonWed 4:44 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaWed 4:44 AM1673 km1040 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 5:44 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoWed 4:44 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloWed 4:44 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouthwest SW

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