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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 09:28:00 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: 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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' North, Longitude: 25° 43' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"1003.68 miwest0° 12' 07.5"13.89 misouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 56' 34.7"826.00 mieast4° 54' 48.2"337.59 misouth891.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 7:28 AM916 km569 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 6:28 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 6:28 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 8:28 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth N
FreetownFri 9:28 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 9:28 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 9:28 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 9:28 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 9:28 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 9:28 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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