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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 07:50:00 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 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' North, Longitude: 47° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.8 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.3"961.49 miwest0° 06' 37.1"7.59 misouth961.80 mi
24 hours11° 19' 16.4"749.44 mieast3° 00' 34.7"206.93 misouth782.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 3:50 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 4:50 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 3:50 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 4:50 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesMon 3:50 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmWest W
RoseauMon 3:50 AM1507 km936 miles813 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 3:50 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 3:50 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest W
KingstownMon 3:50 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownMon 3:50 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouthwest SW
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