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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 05:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 35° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.42 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"940.14 miwest0° 02' 05.6"2.40 misouth940.25 mi
24 hours11° 35' 30.0"750.89 mieast1° 16' 19.2"87.50 misouth759.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 4:26 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 5:26 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 5:26 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmEast E
Ponta DelgadaSat 4:26 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSat 5:26 AM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSat 5:26 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 5:26 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneSat 2:26 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSouthwest SW
ConakrySat 5:26 AM2647 km1644 miles1429 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboSat 2:26 AM2671 km1659 miles1442 nmSouthwest SW

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