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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: 76%

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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' North, Longitude: 24° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 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"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"948.10 miwest0° 04' 20.4"4.98 misouth948.32 mi
24 hours11° 27' 50.6"748.66 mieast2° 08' 30.6"147.32 misouth767.63 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 AM276 km172 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaSun 4:26 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 4:26 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSun 5:26 AM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 5:26 AM884 km550 miles478 nmEast E
DakarSun 5:26 AM889 km552 miles480 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 5:26 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoSun 5:26 AM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSun 5:26 AM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaSun 5:26 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
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