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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 11:26:00 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 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' South, Longitude: 16° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.5 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.0"969.41 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 misouth969.13 mi
24 hours14° 11' 57.0"954.28 mieast3° 38' 56.5"250.90 misouth978.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:26 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 8:26 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 11:26 AM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 8:26 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest W
FreetownMon 11:26 AM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 11:26 AM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 11:26 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 11:26 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 8:26 AM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraMon 11:26 AM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmNortheast NE
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