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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 14:22:00 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 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 53° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"996.95 miwest0° 11' 09.3"12.78 minorth997.23 mi
24 hours11° 14' 54.7"772.31 mieast4° 31' 15.4"310.65 minorth835.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 6:22 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 5:22 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuTue 5:22 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 5:22 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisTue 6:22 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 6:22 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamTue 5:22 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest W
NairobiTue 5:22 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 5:22 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 8:22 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E

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