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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 07:28:00 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: 37%

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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' North, Longitude: 8° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.4"999.30 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 misouth999.55 mi
24 hours11° 30' 19.6"791.52 mieast4° 40' 37.4"321.37 misouth856.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManThu 7:28 AM173 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaThu 7:28 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
HarperThu 7:28 AM186 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NzérékoréThu 7:28 AM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaloaThu 7:28 AM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-northeast ENE
San PédroThu 7:28 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
KakataThu 7:28 AM246 km153 miles133 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 7:28 AM292 km181 miles158 nmWest W
DivoThu 7:28 AM314 km195 miles170 nmEast E
YamoussoukroThu 7:28 AM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE

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