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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:10:00 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: 59%

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' North, Longitude: 46° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.78 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.4"972.37 miwest0° 08' 03.1"9.23 misouth972.71 mi
24 hours11° 15' 39.2"753.67 mieast3° 32' 39.7"243.65 misouth797.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SanaTue 5:10 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenTue 5:10 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzTue 5:10 AM271 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al MukallaTue 5:10 AM309 km192 miles167 nmEast E
Al HudaydahTue 5:10 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest W
AssabTue 5:10 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
ObockTue 5:10 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiTue 5:10 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
TadjouraTue 5:10 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
BerberaTue 5:10 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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