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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 14:42:00 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 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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 56' South, Longitude: 48° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"997.11 miwest0° 11' 09.6"12.78 minorth997.39 mi
24 hours11° 14' 30.0"771.94 mieast4° 31' 19.9"310.73 minorth834.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaTue 5:42 PM597 km371 miles323 nmSouth S
MutsamuduTue 5:42 PM736 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouTue 5:42 PM743 km461 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniTue 5:42 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniTue 5:42 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaTue 6:42 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
KismayoTue 5:42 PM986 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamTue 5:42 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmWest W
MogadishuTue 5:42 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoTue 5:42 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmSouth S

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