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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 04:36:00 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: 84%

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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 23° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.34 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.9"939.96 miwest0° 02' 00.9"2.31 misouth940.07 mi
24 hours11° 35' 43.3"750.99 mieast1° 14' 26.9"85.35 misouth758.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 3:36 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaSat 3:36 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth S
PraiaSat 3:36 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSat 4:36 AM673 km418 miles364 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 4:36 AM837 km520 miles452 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSat 4:36 AM852 km529 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSat 4:36 AM918 km570 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSat 4:36 AM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsSat 4:36 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSat 4:36 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSoutheast SE
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