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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 03:20:00 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: 90%

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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 16° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.3 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' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.2"937.95 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 minorth937.93 mi
24 hours11° 39' 47.0"753.81 mieast0° 16' 25.7"18.84 misouth754.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 3:20 AM28 km17 miles15 nmWest W
DakhlaFri 3:20 AM321 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 3:20 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoFri 3:20 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisFri 3:20 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
TidjikjaFri 3:20 AM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape BojadorFri 3:20 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaFri 3:20 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth S
ThièsFri 3:20 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
DakarFri 3:20 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth S

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