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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 19:36:00 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: 79%

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 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' North, Longitude: 118° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.7"944.18 miwest0° 03' 26.0"3.94 misouth944.36 mi
24 hours11° 31' 13.0"749.34 mieast1° 47' 34.0"123.31 misouth763.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSun 3:36 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CitySun 3:36 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShantouSun 3:36 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
XiamenSun 3:36 AM508 km315 miles274 nmNorth N
TaichungSun 3:36 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tarlac CitySun 3:36 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KowloonSun 3:36 AM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongSun 3:36 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
MabalacatSun 3:36 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShenzhenSun 3:36 AM561 km348 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW

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