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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 19%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' South, Longitude: 9° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.61 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.79 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.0"947.37 miwest0° 06' 37.2"7.59 minorth947.70 mi
24 hours13° 32' 04.7"889.36 mieast3° 06' 49.3"214.11 minorth922.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 3:48 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Sat 4:48 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboSat 3:48 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 4:48 PM965 km599 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueSat 3:48 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSat 3:48 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 2:48 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest W
KinshasaSat 3:48 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 3:48 PM1684 km1047 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 4:48 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-southeast ESE

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