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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: 96%
Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' North
Longitude: 0° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.62 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"942.88 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 minorth942.74 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.3"754.95 mieast0° 43' 53.7"50.33 minorth754.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyThu 2:18 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
In SalahThu 2:18 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AgadezThu 2:18 AM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouThu 1:18 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 1:18 AM939 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiThu 2:18 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
KanoThu 2:18 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoThu 1:18 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 2:18 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto NovoThu 2:18 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
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