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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 20:32:00 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: 63%

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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 18' South, Longitude: 25° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.68 meters/second, 1618.8 km/hour, 1005.9 miles/hour or 874.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.1"1005.83 miwest0° 11' 21.1"13.00 minorth1005.95 mi
24 hours10° 47' 36.1"746.40 mieast4° 29' 09.8"308.23 minorth807.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 6:32 PM868 km540 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 5:32 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaWed 5:32 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest W
FreetownWed 8:32 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 8:32 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 8:32 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 8:32 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaWed 7:32 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorth N
BanjulWed 8:32 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 8:32 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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