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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%
Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 58' North
Longitude: 130° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.1"943.97 miwest0° 03' 21.4"3.85 misouth944.14 mi
24 hours11° 31' 29.2"749.47 mieast1° 45' 48.2"121.30 misouth763.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiSun 2:46 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonSun 2:46 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 2:46 AM1179 km732 miles636 nmWest-southwest WSW
KagoshimaSun 3:46 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
FoochowSun 2:46 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSun 2:46 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 3:46 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
MelekeokSun 3:46 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShantouSun 2:46 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSun 3:46 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorth N
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