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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 02:46:00 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: 95%

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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 20° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"942.37 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 minorth942.23 mi
24 hours11° 37' 41.7"754.91 mieast0° 40' 34.5"46.52 minorth754.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouThu 2:46 AM337 km209 miles182 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MariaThu 1:46 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottThu 2:46 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaThu 2:46 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisThu 2:46 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 2:46 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloThu 1:46 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
DakarThu 2:46 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaThu 1:46 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsThu 2:46 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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