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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11:08:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 2° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 32.1"950.51 miwest0° 07' 47.3"8.93 misouth950.22 mi
24 hours14° 52' 23.9"982.27 mieast2° 30' 14.7"172.23 misouth990.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:08 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
LuandaTue 12:08 PM1515 km942 miles818 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 1:08 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 11:08 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:08 PM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:08 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 12:08 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboTue 12:08 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownTue 1:08 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSoutheast SE
AccraTue 11:08 AM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth N
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