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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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 03:32:00 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: 39%

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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 43' North, Longitude: 48° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"997.97 miwest0° 11' 04.8"12.69 misouth998.24 mi
24 hours11° 27' 33.5"787.23 mieast4° 37' 11.9"317.45 misouth851.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 6:32 AM168 km104 miles91 nmWest W
GaroweThu 6:32 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoThu 6:32 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
BerberaThu 6:32 AM598 km371 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaThu 6:32 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 6:32 AM654 km406 miles353 nmSouthwest SW
AdenThu 6:32 AM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiThu 6:32 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaThu 6:32 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehThu 6:32 AM844 km524 miles455 nmNorthwest NW

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