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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 03:34:00 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: 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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' North, Longitude: 37° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.34 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 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' 52.6"987.08 miwest0° 09' 46.6"11.20 misouth987.41 mi
24 hours11° 16' 56.5"766.42 mieast4° 10' 23.0"286.79 misouth822.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Bahir DarWed 6:34 AM81 km50 miles44 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GondarWed 6:34 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth N
NekemteWed 6:34 AM210 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LalibelaWed 6:34 AM240 km149 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addis AbabaWed 6:34 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSoutheast SE
DessieWed 6:34 AM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
Debre BerhanWed 6:34 AM291 km181 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamaWed 6:34 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
JimmaWed 6:34 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
Mek'eleWed 6:34 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
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