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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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 06' North, Longitude: 11° 12' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"1003.67 miwest0° 12' 06.3"13.86 misouth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 55' 18.7"824.49 mieast4° 54' 33.7"337.32 misouth890.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 8:28 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 8:28 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
KakataFri 8:28 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth N
San PédroFri 8:28 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
GbarngaFri 8:28 AM679 km422 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaFri 8:28 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
BoFri 8:28 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
NzérékoréFri 8:28 AM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManFri 8:28 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaloaFri 8:28 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNortheast NE

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