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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 Thursday, November 22, 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: 71%

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' North, Longitude: 45° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.65 meters/second, 1618.8 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 12.4"1005.77 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 minorth1005.78 mi
24 hours10° 40' 09.1"737.34 mieast4° 19' 00.3"296.62 minorth793.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 7:24 PM76 km47 miles41 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoThu 7:24 PM484 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoThu 7:24 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaThu 7:24 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaThu 7:24 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaThu 7:24 PM910 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AwasaThu 7:24 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaThu 7:24 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
AdamaThu 7:24 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 7:24 PM1058 km658 miles571 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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