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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 135° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 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' 50.3"938.34 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.10 misouth938.39 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.3"752.36 mieast0° 49' 28.5"56.73 misouth756.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSat 3:36 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSat 2:36 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 2:36 AM1420 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSat 2:36 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth S
FukuokaSat 2:36 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSat 2:36 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 2:36 AM1531 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
KobeSat 2:36 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
TaipeiSat 1:36 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-northwest WNW
HamamatsuSat 2:36 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
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