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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 01:20:00 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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 12° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 meters/second, 1510.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"938.08 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 minorth938.05 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.2"753.98 mieast0° 11' 46.4"13.50 misouth754.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 2:20 AM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezFri 2:20 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauFri 2:20 AM790 km491 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderFri 2:20 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroFri 2:20 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiFri 2:20 AM984 km612 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 2:20 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoFri 2:20 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 3:20 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth N
NiameyFri 2:20 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouthwest SW

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