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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 17:46:00 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: 80%

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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 145° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"943.56 miwest0° 03' 15.7"3.74 misouth943.73 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.1"749.52 mieast1° 43' 35.6"118.76 misouth762.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 3:46 AM535 km332 miles289 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 3:46 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
HamamatsuSun 2:46 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 2:46 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSun 2:46 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 2:46 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSun 2:46 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
SagamiharaSun 2:46 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 2:46 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 2:46 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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