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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: 67%

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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' North, Longitude: 35° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.72 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.6"961.02 miwest0° 06' 33.0"7.51 misouth961.32 mi
24 hours11° 19' 30.2"749.33 mieast2° 59' 02.0"205.17 misouth782.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 6:00 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast E
DakarMon 7:00 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:00 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 7:00 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmEast E
BissauMon 7:00 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 4:00 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 4:00 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth S
ConakryMon 7:00 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaMon 6:00 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboMon 4:00 AM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
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