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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 07:10:00 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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 37° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.76 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.8"961.11 miwest0° 06' 33.8"7.52 misouth961.42 mi
24 hours11° 19' 27.4"749.35 mieast2° 59' 20.7"205.52 misouth782.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 6:10 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmEast E
CayenneMon 4:10 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
DakarMon 7:10 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 4:10 AM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:10 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouth S
BanjulMon 7:10 AM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 7:10 AM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmEast E
BelémMon 4:10 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownMon 3:10 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmWest W
BissauMon 7:10 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmEast E

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