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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 17:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 10° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.46 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.9"967.23 miwest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 minorth967.62 mi
24 hours12° 32' 51.4"839.36 mieast3° 55' 35.0"269.91 minorth888.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 5:06 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSun 5:06 PM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 5:06 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 5:06 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 5:06 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 5:06 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 5:06 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmNorth N
LomeSun 5:06 PM2655 km1650 miles1433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 6:06 PM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySun 5:06 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmNorth N

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