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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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 22° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"999.61 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 misouth999.86 mi
24 hours11° 31' 04.8"792.65 mieast4° 41' 26.8"322.31 misouth857.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 7:28 AM1012 km629 miles547 nmNorth N
BissauThu 8:28 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 8:28 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 8:28 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 8:28 AM1089 km676 miles588 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarThu 8:28 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 8:28 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 8:28 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoThu 8:28 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroThu 8:28 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmEast E
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