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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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 28° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.99 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"948.17 miwest0° 04' 22.0"5.01 misouth948.39 mi
24 hours11° 27' 44.0"748.59 mieast2° 09' 09.9"148.06 misouth767.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 4:46 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaSun 4:46 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSun 5:46 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 5:46 AM1362 km847 miles736 nmEast E
BanjulSun 5:46 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 5:46 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 5:46 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySun 5:46 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 5:46 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaSun 4:46 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth N

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