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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 02:14:00 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 19° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"938.41 miwest0° 01' 11.2"1.36 misouth938.48 mi
24 hours11° 39' 23.8"753.82 mieast0° 55' 02.3"63.10 misouth758.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 2:14 AM208 km129 miles112 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 2:14 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaFri 2:14 AM451 km280 miles244 nmNortheast NE
RossoFri 2:14 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisFri 2:14 AM594 km369 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaFri 1:14 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
DakarFri 2:14 AM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsFri 2:14 AM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToubaFri 2:14 AM738 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cape BojadorFri 2:14 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNortheast NE
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