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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 02:10:00 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: 77%

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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 23° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.32 meters/second, 1524.0 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.7"946.66 miwest0° 04' 02.3"4.63 misouth946.87 mi
24 hours11° 28' 59.1"748.81 mieast2° 01' 36.4"139.40 misouth766.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaSun 3:10 AM323 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauSun 3:10 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-southwest WSW
KufraSun 4:10 AM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
Al-FashirSun 5:10 AM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéSun 3:10 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSun 3:10 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kharga OasisSun 4:10 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNortheast NE
MoussoroSun 3:10 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidSun 5:10 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumSun 5:10 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmEast-southeast ESE

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