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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 16:24:00 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: 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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 05' South, Longitude: 35° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.42 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.1"1005.26 miwest0° 11' 22.2"13.02 minorth1005.40 mi
24 hours10° 50' 09.9"749.05 mieast4° 30' 27.0"309.70 minorth810.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NairobiWed 7:24 PM214 km133 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
KisumuWed 7:24 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth N
NakuruWed 7:24 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaWed 7:24 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
MwanzaWed 7:24 PM246 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbaleWed 7:24 PM363 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EntebbeWed 7:24 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNorthwest NW
KampalaWed 7:24 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaWed 7:24 PM458 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
RwamaganaWed 6:24 PM515 km320 miles278 nmWest W
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