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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 02:46:00 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: 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 26° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"938.48 miwest0° 01' 14.4"1.42 misouth938.55 mi
24 hours11° 39' 15.9"753.74 mieast0° 56' 15.5"64.50 misouth758.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 1:46 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaFri 1:46 AM619 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 1:46 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouFri 2:46 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 2:46 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 2:46 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulFri 2:46 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnFri 2:46 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 2:46 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
ConakryFri 2:46 AM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmSoutheast SE

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