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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 Saturday, November 3, 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: 85%

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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 9° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.14 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"939.51 miwest0° 01' 47.9"2.06 misouth939.61 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.6"751.26 mieast1° 09' 20.2"79.49 misouth758.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSat 3:20 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezSat 3:20 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSat 3:20 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
MaradiSat 3:20 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSat 3:20 AM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth S
In SalahSat 3:20 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
NiameySat 3:20 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSat 3:20 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbujaSat 3:20 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouth S
TripoliSat 4:20 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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