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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:08:00 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: 3%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 28' South, Longitude: 2° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.95 meters/second, 1562.2 km/hour, 970.7 miles/hour or 843.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.18 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.7"970.46 miwest0° 10' 20.2"11.85 misouth970.18 mi
24 hours14° 09' 23.3"952.31 mieast3° 42' 06.5"254.52 misouth977.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 10:08 AM923 km574 miles499 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaMon 11:08 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 10:08 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 11:08 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 11:08 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 11:08 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 12:08 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboMon 11:08 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 10:08 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
YaoundéMon 11:08 AM2160 km1342 miles1167 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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