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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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 17:24:00 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: 87%

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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' North, Longitude: 52° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 08.4"988.55 miwest0° 09' 19.1"10.67 minorth988.35 mi
24 hours10° 50' 03.3"736.01 mieast3° 28' 15.1"238.59 minorth769.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuSat 8:24 PM244 km151 miles132 nmNortheast NE
BosasoSat 8:24 PM387 km240 miles209 nmWest W
Al MukallaSat 8:24 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
SalalahSat 9:24 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoSat 8:24 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
AdenSat 8:24 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaSat 8:24 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest W
Ta'izzSat 8:24 PM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaSat 8:24 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiSat 8:24 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest W
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