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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 15:42:00 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: 51%

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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 34° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.5"997.57 miwest0° 11' 10.8"12.80 minorth997.84 mi
24 hours11° 13' 16.5"770.84 mieast4° 31' 32.5"310.97 minorth833.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaTue 6:42 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaTue 6:42 PM247 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaTue 5:42 PM353 km220 miles191 nmSouth S
ArushaTue 6:42 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
MwanzaTue 6:42 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KasamaTue 5:42 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuTue 5:42 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
RutanaTue 5:42 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
RuyigiTue 5:42 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityTue 6:42 PM575 km357 miles311 nmEast E
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