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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 Saturday, November 10, 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: 17%

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 Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 0° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.5"1000.19 miwest0° 12' 20.6"14.14 misouth1000.17 mi
24 hours12° 31' 17.2"864.22 mieast4° 52' 18.2"334.77 misouth923.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 8:28 AM810 km503 miles437 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 8:28 AM958 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSat 9:28 AM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSat 8:28 AM1039 km645 miles561 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 9:28 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 8:28 AM1100 km683 miles594 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 8:28 AM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 9:28 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth N
LagosSat 9:28 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 9:28 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmNortheast NE
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