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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 12° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.49 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"942.53 miwest0° 02' 50.1"3.25 minorth942.39 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.7"754.90 mieast0° 41' 47.9"47.93 minorth754.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 2:14 AM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottThu 2:14 AM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouThu 2:14 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest W
DakhlaThu 2:14 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
RossoThu 2:14 AM542 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisThu 2:14 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
Cape BojadorThu 2:14 AM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToubaThu 2:14 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TambacoundaThu 2:14 AM723 km449 miles391 nmSouth S
SmaraThu 2:14 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth N
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