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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 16:36:00 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: 87%

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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 150° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"938.18 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 misouth938.22 mi
24 hours11° 38' 19.9"752.43 mieast0° 47' 08.3"54.05 misouth756.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 2:36 AM816 km507 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSat 2:36 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 4:36 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmEast E
PalikirSat 3:36 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSat 1:36 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 1:36 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 1:36 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 1:36 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 1:36 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuSat 1:36 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorthwest NW

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