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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 01:46:00 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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 23° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.74 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"938.60 miwest0° 01' 11.4"1.37 minorth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 41' 40.0"756.38 mieast0° 01' 46.1"2.03 minorth756.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 12:46 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaThu 12:46 AM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaThu 12:46 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth S
NouadhibouThu 1:46 AM720 km447 miles389 nmEast E
DakhlaThu 1:46 AM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottThu 1:46 AM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarThu 1:46 AM968 km602 miles523 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 1:46 AM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsThu 1:46 AM997 km620 miles539 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 1:46 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmSoutheast SE
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