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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 06:34:00 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 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' North, Longitude: 28° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.61 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.2"960.77 miwest0° 06' 31.0"7.47 misouth961.08 mi
24 hours11° 19' 37.3"749.27 mieast2° 58' 13.7"204.24 misouth781.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 5:34 AM427 km265 miles231 nmEast E
PraiaMon 5:34 AM631 km392 miles341 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaMon 5:34 AM651 km404 miles351 nmEast E
DakarMon 6:34 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 6:34 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast E
BanjulMon 6:34 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 6:34 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryMon 6:34 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 6:34 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 6:34 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
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