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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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 33' South, Longitude: 22° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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' 50.6"985.89 miwest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 minorth986.25 mi
24 hours11° 43' 33.0"797.44 mieast4° 22' 22.2"300.51 minorth856.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 3:46 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 3:46 PM1790 km1113 miles967 nmWest W
JamestownMon 6:46 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaMon 3:46 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 6:46 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 6:46 PM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 6:46 PM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 6:46 PM2584 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 4:46 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmSouthwest SW
AbidjanMon 6:46 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNortheast NE

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