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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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 16° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 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' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"938.17 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 minorth938.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.6"754.06 mieast0° 11' 02.5"12.66 misouth754.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïFri 2:00 AM54 km34 miles29 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauFri 2:00 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
FadaFri 2:00 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroFri 2:00 AM802 km498 miles433 nmSouth S
AbéchéFri 2:00 AM888 km552 miles480 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoFri 2:00 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaFri 2:00 AM989 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
KanoFri 2:00 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 3:00 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaFri 2:00 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW
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