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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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 01:20:00 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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 17° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"938.66 miwest0° 01' 14.0"1.41 minorth938.60 mi
24 hours11° 41' 38.2"756.39 mieast0° 02' 46.8"3.19 minorth756.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouThu 1:20 AM68 km42 miles37 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottThu 1:20 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaThu 1:20 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RossoThu 1:20 AM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisThu 1:20 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsThu 1:20 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth S
Cape BojadorThu 1:20 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarThu 1:20 AM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth S
ToubaThu 1:20 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SerekundaThu 1:20 AM820 km509 miles443 nmSouth S

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