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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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 14° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"938.16 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 minorth938.12 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.5"754.04 mieast0° 11' 25.8"13.11 misouth754.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaFri 3:10 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth N
AgadezFri 2:10 AM803 km499 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZinderFri 2:10 AM971 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 2:10 AM973 km605 miles525 nmSouth S
KanoFri 2:10 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 3:10 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth N
AbujaFri 2:10 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 2:10 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest-southwest WSW
VallettaFri 2:10 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth N
TunisFri 2:10 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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