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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 17:14:00 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 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' North, Longitude: 33° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.61 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 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' 13.2"1005.67 miwest0° 11' 04.1"12.68 minorth1005.68 mi
24 hours10° 40' 00.4"737.08 mieast4° 18' 26.6"295.97 minorth792.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiraThu 8:14 PM104 km65 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluThu 8:14 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
MbaleThu 8:14 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaThu 8:14 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EntebbeThu 8:14 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JubaThu 8:14 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
NakuruThu 8:14 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaThu 8:14 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 8:14 PM545 km339 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
Arba MinchThu 8:14 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
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