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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:24:00 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: 67%

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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 41° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.82 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"961.24 miwest0° 06' 35.0"7.55 misouth961.55 mi
24 hours11° 19' 23.6"749.38 mieast2° 59' 46.6"206.01 misouth782.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 4:24 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaMon 6:24 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 4:24 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 3:24 AM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 3:24 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmWest W
CastriesMon 3:24 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 3:24 AM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 3:24 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest W
BelémMon 4:24 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstownMon 3:24 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmWest W
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