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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:26:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' South, Longitude: 1° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.95 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.4"934.61 miwest0° 04' 16.9"4.91 misouth934.41 mi
24 hours15° 13' 24.5"990.15 mieast0° 59' 35.8"68.33 misouth989.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:26 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Wed 2:26 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaWed 1:26 PM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 12:26 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 2:26 PM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaWed 1:26 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 1:26 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 1:26 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 12:26 PM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:26 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth N
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