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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 16:06:00 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: 30%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 3° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.12 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.3"966.45 miwest0° 09' 00.3"10.32 minorth966.84 mi
24 hours12° 35' 00.0"841.17 mieast3° 54' 08.7"268.26 minorth889.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 4:06 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmWest W
LuandaSun 5:06 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 6:06 PM1634 km1016 miles883 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 4:06 PM1716 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 5:06 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 5:06 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 5:06 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 5:06 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSun 5:06 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 4:06 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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