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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 6:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 121° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.63 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"938.37 miWest0° 01' 03.0"1.20 miSouth938.43 mi
24 hours11° 37' 58.4"752.19 miEast0° 51' 43.7"59.31 miSouth756.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 2:36 AM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaichungSat 2:36 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuSat 2:36 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth N
Taoyuan CitySat 2:36 AM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth N
TaipeiSat 2:36 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
Baguio CitySat 2:36 AM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
XiamenSat 2:36 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouSat 2:36 AM584 km363 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tarlac CitySat 2:36 AM603 km375 miles325 nmSouth S
FoochowSat 2:36 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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