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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 23:20:00 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: 91%

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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 41° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"938.25 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 minorth938.21 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.9"754.14 mieast0° 07' 07.1"8.16 misouth754.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahFri 2:20 AM165 km103 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahFri 2:20 AM231 km144 miles125 nmWest-northwest WNW
Khamis MushaitFri 2:20 AM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedinaFri 2:20 AM435 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port SudanFri 2:20 AM447 km278 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW
KerenFri 2:20 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraFri 2:20 AM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BuraidahFri 2:20 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaFri 2:20 AM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahFri 2:20 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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