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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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 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: 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 0° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"942.81 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 minorth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.5"754.89 mieast0° 43' 51.8"50.29 minorth754.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriThu 1:20 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth S
ArlitThu 2:20 AM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyThu 2:20 AM751 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaThu 1:20 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahThu 2:20 AM803 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AgadezThu 2:20 AM852 km529 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouThu 1:20 AM892 km554 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaThu 1:20 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 1:20 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiThu 2:20 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmSoutheast SE

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