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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:00:00 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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 17° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"938.11 miwest0° 00' 39.4"0.75 minorth938.07 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.6"754.01 mieast0° 10' 59.9"12.61 misouth754.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïFri 2:00 AM51 km32 miles27 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauFri 2:00 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaFri 2:00 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroFri 2:00 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSouth S
AbéchéFri 2:00 AM875 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoFri 2:00 AM977 km607 miles527 nmSouth S
NdjamenaFri 2:00 AM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 2:00 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 3:00 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaFri 2:00 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouthwest SW
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