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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 29, 2012 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' North, Longitude: 43° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.5"968.77 miwest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 minorth968.52 mi
24 hours11° 13' 48.1"748.46 mieast2° 34' 57.1"177.59 minorth764.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al HudaydahMon 11:50 PM91 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SanaMon 11:50 PM102 km63 miles55 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ta'izzMon 11:50 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EddMon 11:50 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
AssabMon 11:50 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Khamis MushaitMon 11:50 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth N
AdenMon 11:50 PM353 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ObockMon 11:50 PM397 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
TadjouraMon 11:50 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
DjiboutiMon 11:50 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth S

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