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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 01:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 8° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.5"938.33 miwest0° 01' 06.9"1.28 misouth938.39 mi
24 hours11° 39' 34.1"753.94 mieast0° 53' 21.5"61.18 misouth758.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaFri 1:30 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraFri 1:30 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufFri 2:30 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
DakhlaFri 1:30 AM840 km522 miles453 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottFri 1:30 AM853 km530 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
El AaiúnFri 1:30 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorFri 1:30 AM855 km532 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouFri 1:30 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest W
BamakoFri 1:30 AM907 km563 miles490 nmSouth S
RossoFri 1:30 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW

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