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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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 17:34:00 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: 80%

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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' North, Longitude: 39° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.6"999.50 miwest0° 10' 21.8"11.87 minorth999.38 mi
24 hours10° 40' 59.9"733.57 mieast3° 57' 19.3"271.83 minorth778.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GobaFri 8:34 PM43 km27 miles23 nmEast E
AwasaFri 8:34 PM123 km76 miles66 nmWest W
AdamaFri 8:34 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth N
Arba MinchFri 8:34 PM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addis AbabaFri 8:34 PM247 km154 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Debre BerhanFri 8:34 PM303 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
JimmaFri 8:34 PM315 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dire DawaFri 8:34 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNortheast NE
NekemteFri 8:34 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
DessieFri 8:34 PM464 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
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