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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 7:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 17° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.68 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.2"999.11 miWest0° 11' 14.5"12.87 miNorth999.37 mi
24 hours11° 09' 05.7"767.05 miEast4° 32' 07.7"311.64 miNorth830.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaTue 7:16 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 7:16 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownTue 7:16 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSoutheast SE
ConakryTue 7:16 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeTue 4:16 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
AbidjanTue 7:16 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 7:16 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 7:16 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
BanjulTue 7:16 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth N
DakarTue 7:16 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth N

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