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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 5:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 133° 45' 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"938.28 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miSouth938.34 mi
24 hours11° 38' 07.7"752.29 miEast0° 49' 49.0"57.12 miSouth756.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSat 2:46 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSat 1:46 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSat 2:46 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HagåtñaSat 3:46 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
MatsuyamaSat 2:46 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth N
FukuokaSat 2:46 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSat 2:46 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 2:46 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmSouth S
QuezonSat 1:46 AM1507 km936 miles813 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSat 1:46 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmWest-southwest WSW

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