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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 1:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 7° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"938.06 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miNorth938.03 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.7"753.95 miEast0° 12' 32.9"14.39 miSouth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 2:40 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth S
AgadezFri 2:40 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth S
ZinderFri 2:40 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiFri 2:40 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth S
In SalahFri 2:40 AM860 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
KanoFri 2:40 AM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 2:40 AM992 km616 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
TimbuktuFri 1:40 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaFri 2:40 AM1267 km788 miles684 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaFri 2:40 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmSouth S

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