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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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' North, Longitude: 160° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.2"1002.54 miwest0° 11' 46.2"13.48 misouth1002.73 mi
24 hours11° 41' 53.5"807.70 mieast4° 49' 46.7"331.84 misouth874.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 7:38 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoloniaFri 7:38 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 8:38 AM857 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 8:38 AM1274 km791 miles688 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 7:38 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 8:38 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 8:38 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HagåtñaFri 6:38 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 6:38 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 5:38 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW

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