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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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 10° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.75 meters/second, 1529.1 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 28.2"949.84 miwest0° 07' 40.6"8.80 misouth949.54 mi
24 hours14° 53' 36.9"982.98 mieast2° 27' 16.1"168.82 misouth990.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:02 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanTue 12:02 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 12:02 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth N
São ToméTue 12:02 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 12:02 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 1:02 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraTue 12:02 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 12:02 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:02 PM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 2:02 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmEast-southeast ESE

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