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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 01:24:00 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: 100%

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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 30° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.55 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.0"944.92 miwest0° 03' 29.2"4.00 minorth944.75 mi
24 hours11° 36' 18.6"755.33 mieast0° 57' 58.3"66.46 minorth755.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 12:24 AM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaWed 12:24 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
DakarWed 1:24 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 1:24 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmEast E
BanjulWed 1:24 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauWed 1:24 AM1798 km1118 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnWed 1:24 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta DelgadaWed 12:24 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:24 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownWed 1:24 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmEast-southeast ESE

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