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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 08:18:00 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 08' North, Longitude: 8° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"1003.66 miwest0° 12' 05.9"13.86 misouth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 55' 06.0"824.24 mieast4° 54' 31.2"337.27 misouth890.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 8:18 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PédroFri 8:18 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 8:18 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataFri 8:18 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DivoFri 8:18 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNortheast NE
GbarngaFri 8:18 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
DaloaFri 8:18 AM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 8:18 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNortheast NE
ManFri 8:18 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth N
NzérékoréFri 8:18 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth N
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