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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 05:36:00 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: 84%

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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 38° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.44 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"940.18 miwest0° 02' 06.7"2.42 misouth940.29 mi
24 hours11° 35' 27.4"750.87 mieast1° 16' 41.8"87.93 misouth759.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 4:36 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaSat 4:36 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSat 5:36 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 2:36 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottSat 5:36 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmEast E
BanjulSat 5:36 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownSat 1:36 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 2:36 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSat 1:36 AM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 1:36 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmWest W
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