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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 07:44:00 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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 45° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.91 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.3"961.43 miwest0° 06' 36.6"7.58 misouth961.74 mi
24 hours11° 19' 18.1"749.42 mieast3° 00' 23.7"206.72 misouth782.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 4:44 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownMon 3:44 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 4:44 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 3:44 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmWest W
CastriesMon 3:44 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
RoseauMon 3:44 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 3:44 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 3:44 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmWest W
KingstownMon 3:44 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownMon 3:44 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouthwest SW

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