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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 19:10:00 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: 71%

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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 136° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.84 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.2"954.55 miwest0° 05' 33.3"6.37 misouth954.83 mi
24 hours11° 23' 07.5"748.41 mieast2° 36' 22.2"179.22 misouth774.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 5:10 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 4:10 AM1199 km745 miles647 nmSouth S
QuezonMon 3:10 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmWest W
DavaoMon 3:10 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaMon 3:10 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
KumamotoMon 4:10 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiMon 3:10 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosMon 3:10 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouthwest SW
FukuokaMon 4:10 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 4:10 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth N
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