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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 92%

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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 113° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.85 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.0"938.86 miwest0° 01' 18.2"1.49 minorth938.79 mi
24 hours11° 39' 46.2"754.48 mieast0° 04' 31.5"5.19 minorth754.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauFri 2:20 AM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongFri 2:20 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
KowloonFri 2:20 AM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenFri 2:20 AM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth N
FoshanFri 2:20 AM261 km162 miles141 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuangzhouFri 2:20 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouFri 2:20 AM376 km233 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShantouFri 2:20 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNortheast NE
XiamenFri 2:20 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNortheast NE
NanningFri 2:20 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW

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