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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 08:24:00 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: 57%

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' North, Longitude: 44° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.6"976.11 miwest0° 08' 30.2"9.74 misouth976.46 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.8"755.99 mieast3° 42' 41.4"255.12 misouth803.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 5:24 AM1318 km819 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 5:24 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownTue 4:24 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 4:24 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 5:24 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CastriesTue 4:24 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 4:24 AM1811 km1126 miles978 nmWest W
KingstownTue 4:24 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest W
RoseauTue 4:24 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 4:24 AM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmWest W

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