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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 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 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° 30' 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"938.22 miwest0° 00' 43.2"0.83 minorth938.19 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.3"754.11 mieast0° 09' 29.4"10.88 misouth754.58 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 AM495 km307 miles267 nmNorthwest NW
FadaFri 1:20 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirFri 3:20 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauFri 1:20 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumFri 3:20 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidFri 3:20 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéFri 1:20 AM984 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahFri 2:20 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoFri 2:20 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaFri 2:20 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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