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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 08:44:00 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: 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 49° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.54 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"976.31 miwest0° 08' 31.7"9.77 misouth976.66 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.1"756.13 mieast3° 43' 12.7"255.72 misouth803.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 5:44 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 5:44 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownTue 4:44 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 4:44 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesTue 4:44 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 4:44 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmWest W
KingstownTue 4:44 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmWest W
RoseauTue 4:44 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 4:44 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint George'sTue 4:44 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmWest W
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