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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 06:28:00 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: 27%

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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 31' North, Longitude: 17° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"1003.60 miwest0° 12' 03.3"13.81 misouth1003.74 mi
24 hours11° 52' 50.1"821.50 mieast4° 54' 00.1"336.67 misouth887.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoFri 7:28 AM28 km18 miles15 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbandakaFri 7:28 AM168 km104 miles91 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuéssoFri 7:28 AM198 km123 miles107 nmWest W
BimboFri 7:28 AM310 km193 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiFri 7:28 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiFri 7:28 AM379 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
BozoumFri 7:28 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariFri 7:28 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BertouaFri 7:28 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
FrancevilleFri 7:28 AM587 km364 miles317 nmSouthwest SW

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