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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 06:36:00 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: 83%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 52° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"940.40 miwest0° 02' 12.3"2.53 misouth940.52 mi
24 hours11° 35' 11.2"750.75 mieast1° 18' 56.2"90.50 misouth759.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 2:36 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 2:36 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 2:36 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSat 2:36 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSat 2:36 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 2:36 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSat 2:36 AM1151 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownSat 2:36 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmSouthwest SW
Saint George'sSat 2:36 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
San JuanSat 2:36 AM1444 km898 miles780 nmWest W
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