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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 15:22:00 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 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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.92 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.3"997.42 miwest0° 11' 10.5"12.80 minorth997.69 mi
24 hours11° 13' 40.8"771.20 mieast4° 31' 28.4"310.89 minorth834.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamTue 6:22 PM47 km29 miles25 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityTue 6:22 PM80 km49 miles43 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MombasaTue 6:22 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaTue 6:22 PM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaTue 6:22 PM450 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaTue 6:22 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaTue 5:22 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiTue 6:22 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaTue 6:22 PM707 km440 miles382 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 6:22 PM725 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE

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