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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 17:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 142° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.97 meters/second, 1519.1 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"943.61 miwest0° 03' 16.6"3.76 misouth943.78 mi
24 hours11° 31' 45.8"749.50 mieast1° 43' 57.3"119.17 misouth762.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 3:56 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 3:56 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSun 2:56 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuSun 2:56 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 2:56 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSun 2:56 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
KawasakiSun 2:56 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmNorth N
SagamiharaSun 2:56 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth N
TokyoSun 2:56 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N
NagoyaSun 2:56 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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