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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 01:54:00 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 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 37° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.47 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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' 10.4"944.73 miwest0° 03' 26.4"3.95 minorth944.57 mi
24 hours11° 36' 29.6"755.39 mieast0° 56' 50.4"65.17 minorth755.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 12:54 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarWed 1:54 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 1:54 AM2273 km1413 miles1227 nmEast E
Ponta DelgadaWed 12:54 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneTue 10:54 PM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulWed 1:54 AM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboTue 10:54 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownTue 9:54 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauWed 1:54 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fort-de-FranceTue 9:54 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmWest W

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