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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 Monday, November 5, 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: 68%

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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 14° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"960.22 miwest0° 06' 26.1"7.38 misouth960.52 mi
24 hours11° 19' 53.6"749.16 mieast2° 56' 25.4"202.18 misouth781.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RossoMon 5:36 AM114 km71 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottMon 5:36 AM152 km94 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-LouisMon 5:36 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaMon 5:36 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsMon 5:36 AM334 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
DakarMon 5:36 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 5:36 AM397 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FarafenniMon 5:36 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth S
TidjikjaMon 5:36 AM405 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 5:36 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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