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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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 135° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.04 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.8"943.78 miwest0° 03' 19.5"3.81 misouth943.96 mi
24 hours11° 31' 36.1"749.45 mieast1° 45' 02.5"120.42 misouth763.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 4:26 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSun 3:26 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSun 3:26 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouth S
KumamotoSun 3:26 AM1505 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSun 2:26 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSun 3:26 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSun 3:26 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSun 3:26 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth N
KobeSun 3:26 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth N
HamamatsuSun 3:26 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
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