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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 06:10:00 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: 67%

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 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 23° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.51 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"960.54 miwest0° 06' 28.9"7.43 misouth960.85 mi
24 hours11° 19' 44.0"749.22 mieast2° 57' 29.0"203.39 misouth781.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaMon 5:10 AM60 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MindeloMon 5:10 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest W
PraiaMon 5:10 AM241 km150 miles130 nmSouth S
DakarMon 6:10 AM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsMon 6:10 AM715 km445 miles386 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 6:10 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
NouadhibouMon 6:10 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNortheast NE
RossoMon 6:10 AM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E
SerekundaMon 6:10 AM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulMon 6:10 AM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE

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