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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 19:30:00 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 96° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.78 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.6"938.69 miwest0° 01' 11.4"1.37 minorth938.63 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.1"754.41 mieast0° 01' 48.6"2.07 minorth754.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NaypyidawFri 2:00 AM144 km89 miles78 nmSouthwest SW
MandalayFri 2:00 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Chiang MaiFri 2:30 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
YangonFri 2:00 AM453 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
MawlamyineFri 2:00 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
Luang PrabangFri 2:30 AM553 km344 miles299 nmEast E
ChittagongFri 1:30 AM558 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon SawanFri 2:30 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ComillaFri 1:30 AM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
VientianeFri 2:30 AM674 km419 miles364 nmEast-southeast ESE

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