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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: 84%
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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 35° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.42 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"940.21 miwest0° 02' 05.8"2.40 misouth940.32 mi
24 hours11° 35' 29.8"750.94 mieast1° 16' 21.8"87.55 misouth759.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 4:26 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 5:26 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 5:26 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmEast E
Ponta DelgadaSat 4:26 AM2144 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do HeroísmoSat 4:26 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSat 5:26 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSat 5:26 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 5:26 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneSat 2:26 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSat 2:26 AM2647 km1645 miles1430 nmSouthwest SW
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