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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 08:38:00 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: 26%

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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' North, Longitude: 13° 37' 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' 45.3"1003.67 miwest0° 12' 06.4"13.87 misouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 55' 31.3"824.74 mieast4° 54' 36.3"337.36 misouth890.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 8:38 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataFri 8:38 AM704 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoFri 8:38 AM789 km491 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaFri 8:38 AM799 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaFri 8:38 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 8:38 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
San PédroFri 8:38 AM875 km544 miles473 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniFri 8:38 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduFri 8:38 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NzérékoréFri 8:38 AM910 km566 miles491 nmNortheast NE

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