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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 = Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 5:26:00 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: 76%

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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' North, Longitude: 23° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"948.02 miWest0° 04' 20.2"4.97 miSouth948.24 mi
24 hours11° 27' 51.1"748.61 miEast2° 08' 28.2"147.26 miSouth767.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 4:26 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaSun 4:26 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 4:26 AM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSun 5:26 AM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 5:26 AM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E
DakarSun 5:26 AM866 km538 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 5:26 AM902 km560 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoSun 5:26 AM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSun 5:26 AM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaSun 5:26 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE

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