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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: 69%
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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 30' North
Longitude: 37° 04' 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"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.3"958.29 miwest0° 06' 08.2"7.04 misouth958.58 mi
24 hours11° 20' 56.7"748.85 mieast2° 49' 39.5"194.45 misouth779.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanMon 5:00 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth N
KassalaMon 5:00 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KerenMon 5:00 AM241 km150 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyMon 5:00 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
AsmaraMon 5:00 AM312 km194 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahMon 5:00 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mek'eleMon 5:00 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahMon 5:00 AM522 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumMon 5:00 AM527 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
GondarMon 5:00 AM544 km338 miles293 nmSouth S
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