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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' South, Longitude: 18° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.43 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 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' 27.0"969.28 miwest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 misouth969.00 mi
24 hours14° 12' 16.6"954.53 mieast3° 38' 31.8"250.43 misouth979.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:36 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 8:36 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 8:36 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 11:36 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 8:36 AM2449 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 11:36 AM2529 km1571 miles1366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 11:36 AM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 11:36 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 11:36 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 9:36 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmWest-southwest WSW
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