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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 12:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 15° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.76 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.1"943.13 miWest0° 03' 00.7"3.45 miNorth942.98 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.3"754.88 miEast0° 46' 09.1"52.92 miNorth754.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïThu 1:20 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNortheast NE
Faya-LargeauThu 1:20 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaThu 2:20 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
ArlitThu 1:20 AM829 km515 miles448 nmWest W
NdjamenaThu 1:20 AM884 km550 miles478 nmSouth S
AbéchéThu 1:20 AM920 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
KufraThu 2:20 AM954 km593 miles515 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZinderThu 1:20 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 1:20 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliThu 2:20 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth N

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