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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 20:10:00 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: 52%

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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' North, Longitude: 144° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"983.00 miwest0° 09' 18.4"10.66 misouth983.34 mi
24 hours11° 15' 38.0"761.78 mieast4° 00' 16.9"275.24 misouth814.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 6:10 AM157 km98 miles85 nmNorth N
SaipanWed 6:10 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokWed 5:10 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 7:10 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 5:10 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 5:10 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 6:10 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 8:10 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoWed 4:10 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 4:10 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmWest W
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