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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: 59%

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' North, Longitude: 40° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.89 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.6"972.61 miwest0° 08' 04.7"9.26 misouth972.95 mi
24 hours11° 15' 36.5"753.80 mieast3° 33' 19.0"244.40 misouth797.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mek'eleTue 5:34 AM162 km101 miles87 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraTue 5:34 AM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-northwest WNW
KerenTue 5:34 AM251 km156 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al HudaydahTue 5:34 AM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
AssabTue 5:34 AM303 km189 miles164 nmSoutheast SE
LalibelaTue 5:34 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GondarTue 5:34 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
DessieTue 5:34 AM393 km245 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ta'izzTue 5:34 AM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
TadjouraTue 5:34 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSoutheast SE

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