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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 02:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 2° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"938.01 miwest0° 00' 31.7"0.61 minorth937.98 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.5"753.89 mieast0° 14' 06.0"16.17 misouth754.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriFri 2:20 AM795 km494 miles430 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaFri 2:20 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth S
In SalahFri 3:20 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameyFri 3:20 AM940 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouFri 2:20 AM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 2:20 AM957 km594 miles517 nmSouth S
TindoufFri 3:20 AM958 km595 miles517 nmNorthwest NW
KoutialaFri 2:20 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaFri 2:20 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoFri 2:20 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmSouthwest SW

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