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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 18:56:00 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: 52%

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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 08' South, Longitude: 12° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.2"998.97 miwest0° 11' 14.2"12.87 minorth999.23 mi
24 hours11° 09' 28.5"767.39 mieast4° 32' 05.0"311.59 minorth830.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 6:56 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaTue 6:56 PM1397 km868 miles755 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 6:56 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 6:56 PM1618 km1005 miles873 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 6:56 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 6:56 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N
AccraTue 6:56 PM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 6:56 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth N
LomeTue 6:56 PM2077 km1291 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
BamakoTue 6:56 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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