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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 these coordinates:
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
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
VallettaFri 2:00 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
AlexandriaFri 3:00 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumFri 4:00 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyFri 2:00 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairoFri 3:00 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNortheast NE
BanguiFri 2:00 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouth S
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