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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 1° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 421.62 meters/second, 1517.8 kilometres/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"942.82 miWest0° 02' 55.2"3.35 miNorth942.68 mi
24 hours11° 37' 21.9"754.89 miEast0° 43' 56.3"50.38 miNorth754.79 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetThu 2:18 AM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
TimbuktuThu 1:18 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitThu 2:18 AM677 km421 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyThu 2:18 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaThu 1:18 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouThu 1:18 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 1:18 AM950 km590 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiThu 2:18 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSoutheast SE
KandiThu 2:18 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
KanoThu 2:18 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmSoutheast SE

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