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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: 32%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 33' North, Longitude: 167° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"1002.52 miwest0° 11' 45.2"13.46 misouth1002.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 23.1"807.10 mieast4° 49' 30.0"331.54 misouth873.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 8:08 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 8:08 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 8:08 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 7:08 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 7:08 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 8:08 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 8:08 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 8:08 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 7:08 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 9:08 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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