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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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' North, Longitude: 26° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"948.09 miwest0° 04' 21.1"4.99 misouth948.32 mi
24 hours11° 27' 47.6"748.60 mieast2° 08' 49.1"147.66 misouth767.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 4:36 AM305 km189 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaSun 4:36 AM475 km295 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 4:36 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 5:36 AM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 5:36 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 5:36 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmEast E
BanjulSun 5:36 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 5:36 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnSun 5:36 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 5:36 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmSoutheast SE
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