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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 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: 76%

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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' North, Longitude: 11° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.77 meters/second, 1525.6 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"947.67 miwest0° 04' 15.7"4.89 misouth947.89 mi
24 hours11° 28' 08.4"748.66 mieast2° 06' 43.7"145.26 misouth767.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 4:36 AM101 km63 miles54 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottSun 4:36 AM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
RossoSun 4:36 AM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouSun 4:36 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-LouisSun 4:36 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaSun 4:36 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
TambacoundaSun 4:36 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToubaSun 4:36 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsSun 4:36 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniSun 4:36 AM751 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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