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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 17:24:00 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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 9° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"998.32 miwest0° 11' 12.7"12.84 minorth998.59 mi
24 hours11° 11' 14.9"769.00 mieast4° 31' 51.2"311.33 minorth832.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaTue 6:24 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireTue 6:24 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieTue 6:24 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaTue 6:24 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port-GentilTue 6:24 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N
UígeTue 6:24 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrazzavilleTue 6:24 PM701 km436 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaTue 6:24 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancevilleTue 6:24 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 6:24 PM754 km468 miles407 nmNorth N

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