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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 16:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 27' North, Longitude: 43° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.65 meters/second, 1618.7 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 12.5"1005.75 miwest0° 11' 05.0"12.69 minorth1005.76 mi
24 hours10° 40' 07.2"737.29 mieast4° 18' 53.7"296.49 minorth792.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 7:34 PM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
KismayoThu 7:34 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaThu 7:34 PM535 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoThu 7:34 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
AwasaThu 7:34 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaThu 7:34 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth N
Dire DawaThu 7:34 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamaThu 7:34 PM818 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaThu 7:34 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiThu 7:34 PM849 km527 miles458 nmWest-southwest WSW
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