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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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 00:20:00 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: 98%

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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 8° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.56 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"938.20 miwest0° 01' 00.1"1.15 misouth938.25 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.8"754.13 mieast0° 50' 40.8"58.11 misouth758.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 1:20 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezFri 1:20 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth S
ZinderFri 1:20 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 1:20 AM828 km514 miles447 nmSouth S
In SalahFri 1:20 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
KanoFri 1:20 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 1:20 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 1:20 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaFri 1:20 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmSouth S
TripoliFri 1:20 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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