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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 18:14:00 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: 72%

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 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 19° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.55 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.9 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' 14.2"1005.54 miwest0° 11' 02.9"12.65 minorth1005.54 mi
24 hours10° 39' 50.9"736.79 mieast4° 17' 45.0"295.18 minorth791.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GemenaThu 7:14 PM82 km51 miles44 nmNortheast NE
ImpfondoThu 7:14 PM181 km112 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
BimboThu 7:14 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiThu 7:14 PM192 km119 miles104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbandakaThu 7:14 PM318 km197 miles172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BambariThu 7:14 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuéssoThu 7:14 PM375 km233 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiThu 7:14 PM416 km258 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kaga-BandoroThu 7:14 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
BozoumThu 7:14 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW

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