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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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 138° 35' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.2"938.25 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth938.30 mi
24 hours11° 38' 11.3"752.33 mieast0° 49' 03.0"56.24 misouth756.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 3:26 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 3:26 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSat 2:26 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 2:26 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 2:26 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 2:26 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OsakaSat 2:26 AM1560 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 2:26 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth N
KobeSat 2:26 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoSat 2:26 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth N
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