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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 20:46:00 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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 48° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.10 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"939.42 miwest0° 01' 40.4"1.92 minorth939.34 mi
24 hours11° 41' 11.1"756.47 mieast0° 13' 25.9"15.40 minorth756.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiyadhWed 11:46 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HofufWed 11:46 PM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth N
DohaWed 11:46 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-JamiliyahWed 11:46 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al KhorWed 11:46 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiffaWed 11:46 PM636 km395 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManamaWed 11:46 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DammamWed 11:46 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QatifWed 11:46 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitWed 11:46 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
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