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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 14:32:00 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
This phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' South, Longitude: 50° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.75 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"997.03 miwest0° 11' 09.5"12.78 minorth997.31 mi
24 hours11° 14' 42.3"772.12 mieast4° 31' 17.5"310.69 minorth834.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 6:32 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirananaTue 5:32 PM616 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouTue 5:32 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduTue 5:32 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniTue 5:32 PM987 km614 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 5:32 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuTue 5:32 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamTue 5:32 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 5:32 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisTue 6:32 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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