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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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 2° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 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' 50.5"938.08 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth938.05 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.4"753.95 mieast0° 14' 08.6"16.22 misouth754.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahFri 3:20 AM864 km537 miles466 nmNortheast NE
TindoufFri 3:20 AM941 km585 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
OuagadougouFri 2:20 AM949 km590 miles513 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 3:20 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouFri 2:20 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth S
KoutialaFri 2:20 AM992 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoFri 2:20 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnFri 2:20 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorthwest NW
MarrakechFri 2:20 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottFri 2:20 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest W
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