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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 14:24:00 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: 10%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' South, Longitude: 0° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.40 meters/second, 1502.7 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.3"933.44 miwest0° 03' 28.9"3.99 minorth933.62 mi
24 hours14° 24' 57.7"935.48 mieast2° 00' 37.9"138.29 minorth951.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 2:24 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Fri 4:24 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 3:24 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownFri 4:24 PM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméFri 2:24 PM2381 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 3:24 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 3:24 PM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 3:24 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 4:24 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboFri 3:24 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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