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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 09:38:00 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 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' North, Longitude: 28° 08' 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' 42.6"1003.68 miwest0° 12' 07.7"13.89 misouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 56' 47.5"826.26 mieast4° 54' 50.5"337.64 misouth892.14 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 7:38 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 6:38 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 6:38 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 8:38 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 9:38 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 9:38 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 9:38 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 9:38 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 6:38 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouthwest SW
DakarFri 9:38 AM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
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