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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 2:46:00 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: 95%

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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 20° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"942.37 miWest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 miNorth942.23 mi
24 hours11° 37' 41.7"754.91 miEast0° 40' 34.5"46.52 miNorth754.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouThu 2:46 AM337 km209 miles182 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MariaThu 1:46 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottThu 2:46 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaThu 2:46 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisThu 2:46 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 2:46 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloThu 1:46 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
DakarThu 2:46 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaThu 1:46 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsThu 2:46 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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