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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: 91%

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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 26° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"938.16 miwest0° 00' 43.3"0.83 minorth938.12 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.3"754.06 mieast0° 09' 26.8"10.83 misouth754.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraFri 2:20 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
FadaFri 1:20 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirFri 3:20 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth S
KhartoumFri 3:20 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauFri 1:20 AM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidFri 3:20 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéFri 1:20 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
HurghadaFri 2:20 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmNortheast NE
Al JizahFri 2:20 AM1106 km688 miles597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoFri 2:20 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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