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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 21:46:00 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 34° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.02 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.5"939.24 miwest0° 01' 34.6"1.81 minorth939.16 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.4"756.47 mieast0° 11' 06.1"12.73 minorth756.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanThu 12:46 AM347 km216 miles187 nmEast-southeast ESE
AswanWed 11:46 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JeddahThu 12:46 AM534 km332 miles288 nmEast E
LuxorWed 11:46 PM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumThu 12:46 AM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahThu 12:46 AM599 km373 miles324 nmEast E
KassalaThu 12:46 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kharga OasisWed 11:46 PM638 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
TeseneyThu 12:46 AM675 km419 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedinaThu 12:46 AM704 km437 miles380 nmNortheast NE

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