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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 09:18:00 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: 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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' North, Longitude: 23° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 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' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.5"1003.68 miwest0° 12' 07.3"13.88 misouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 56' 21.9"825.75 mieast4° 54' 45.9"337.55 misouth891.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 9:18 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 9:18 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 9:18 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 9:18 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 8:18 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 9:18 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 6:18 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
DakarFri 9:18 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 6:18 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottFri 9:18 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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