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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||138° 19' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 50.3"||938.32 mi||west||0° 00' 56.3"||1.08 mi||south||938.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 11.1"||752.38 mi||east||0° 49' 05.6"||56.29 mi||south||756.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Sat 3:26 AM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm|| SE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sat 3:26 AM||1065 km||662 miles||575 nm|| SE|
|Kagoshima||Sat 2:26 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm|| NNW|
|Kumamoto||Sat 2:26 AM||1523 km||947 miles||823 nm|| NNW|
|Melekeok||Sat 2:26 AM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm|| SSW|
|Hamamatsu||Sat 2:26 AM||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Sat 2:26 AM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm|| N|
|Kobe||Sat 2:26 AM||1563 km||971 miles||844 nm|| N|
|Shizuoka||Sat 2:26 AM||1565 km||973 miles||845 nm|| N|
|Kyoto||Sat 2:26 AM||1588 km||987 miles||857 nm|| N|
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