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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:12:00 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: 50%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' South, Longitude: 55° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.9"996.88 miwest0° 11' 09.1"12.77 minorth997.15 mi
24 hours11° 15' 07.2"772.49 mieast4° 31' 12.9"310.60 minorth835.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 6:12 PM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 6:12 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouth S
MoroniTue 5:12 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 6:12 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouth S
MogadishuTue 5:12 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 5:12 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamTue 5:12 PM1826 km1134 miles986 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 8:12 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast E
NairobiTue 5:12 PM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 5:12 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W

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