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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 09:32:00 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: 36%

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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 38° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.7"999.93 miwest0° 11' 20.9"13.00 misouth1000.18 mi
24 hours11° 31' 54.3"793.87 mieast4° 42' 18.2"323.29 misouth859.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 6:32 AM1034 km643 miles559 nmSouth S
BelémThu 6:32 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeThu 6:32 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneThu 6:32 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmWest W
ParamariboThu 6:32 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
PraiaThu 8:32 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorThu 6:32 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth S
GeorgetownThu 5:32 AM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W
DakarThu 9:32 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmEast-northeast ENE
BridgetownThu 5:32 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest-northwest WNW

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