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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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 02:44:00 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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' North, Longitude: 49° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.14 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"986.64 miwest0° 09' 43.6"11.14 misouth986.97 mi
24 hours11° 16' 45.0"765.85 mieast4° 09' 17.0"285.53 misouth821.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoWed 5:44 AM32 km20 miles17 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al MukallaWed 5:44 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth N
BerberaWed 5:44 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest W
AdenWed 5:44 AM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoWed 5:44 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HadibuWed 5:44 AM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
HargeisaWed 5:44 AM595 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzWed 5:44 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
ObockWed 5:44 AM663 km412 miles358 nmWest W
DjiboutiWed 5:44 AM674 km419 miles364 nmWest W
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