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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 = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 2:00:00 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: 69%

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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 37° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.47 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.3"958.21 miWest0° 06' 08.1"7.03 miSouth958.50 mi
24 hours11° 20' 57.1"748.80 miEast2° 49' 37.5"194.39 miSouth778.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakfaMon 5:00 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSoutheast SE
KerenMon 5:00 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanMon 5:00 AM234 km146 miles126 nmNorth N
KassalaMon 5:00 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TeseneyMon 5:00 AM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraMon 5:00 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
MendeferaMon 5:00 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahMon 5:00 AM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mek'eleMon 5:00 AM499 km310 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahMon 5:00 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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