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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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 15:32:00 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: 61%

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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 15' South, Longitude: 47° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.35 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"1005.11 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 minorth1005.26 mi
24 hours10° 50' 44.9"749.64 mieast4° 30' 40.9"309.97 minorth811.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuWed 6:32 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoWed 6:32 PM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaWed 7:32 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
MombasaWed 6:32 PM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaWed 6:32 PM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoWed 6:32 PM997 km620 miles538 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamWed 6:32 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniWed 6:32 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiWed 6:32 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmWest W
DodomaWed 6:32 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmWest-southwest WSW

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