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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' North
Longitude: 2° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.59 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.2"942.82 miwest0° 02' 54.1"3.33 minorth942.68 mi
24 hours11° 37' 25.1"754.95 mieast0° 43' 26.3"49.81 minorth754.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyThu 2:30 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 1:30 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 1:30 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth S
In SalahThu 2:30 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoutialaThu 1:30 AM934 km581 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoThu 1:30 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnThu 1:30 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorthwest NW
MarrakechThu 1:30 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoThu 2:30 AM1446 km899 miles781 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottThu 1:30 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest W
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