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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:06:00 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: 41%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' South, Longitude: 12° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 47.5"985.46 miwest0° 10' 31.7"12.06 minorth985.81 mi
24 hours11° 44' 40.2"798.40 mieast4° 21' 54.1"299.98 minorth857.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 6:06 PM944 km586 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaMon 6:06 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 6:06 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 6:06 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 6:06 PM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth N
ConakryMon 6:06 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNorth N
AccraMon 6:06 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 6:06 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 6:06 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 3:06 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmWest W

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