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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 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 58' North
Longitude: 37° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.77 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 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' 32.8"961.19 miwest0° 06' 33.9"7.53 misouth961.50 mi
24 hours11° 19' 27.0"749.40 mieast2° 59' 22.7"205.57 misouth782.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 6:10 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast E
CayenneMon 4:10 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
DakarMon 7:10 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 4:10 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 4:10 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSouth S
BanjulMon 7:10 AM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 7:10 AM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmEast E
BelémMon 4:10 AM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownMon 3:10 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 3:10 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmWest-southwest WSW
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