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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 4° 41' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"938.00 miwest0° 00' 30.8"0.59 minorth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.0"753.88 mieast0° 14' 29.3"16.61 misouth754.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TindoufFri 3:30 AM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuahigouyaFri 2:30 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriFri 2:30 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaFri 2:30 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
SmaraFri 2:30 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
BamakoFri 2:30 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouFri 2:30 AM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouFri 2:30 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahFri 3:30 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
NiameyFri 3:30 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmSoutheast SE

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