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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 13:24:00 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: 4%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 0° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.15 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.3"928.35 miwest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 misouth928.34 mi
24 hours15° 03' 13.9"972.78 mieast0° 34' 51.8"39.97 minorth975.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:24 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Thu 3:24 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast E
LuandaThu 2:24 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 3:24 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméThu 1:24 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 2:24 PM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 2:24 PM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 2:24 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 3:24 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboThu 2:24 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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