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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' North, Longitude: 25° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.16 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.2"973.22 miwest0° 08' 09.2"9.35 misouth973.56 mi
24 hours11° 15' 30.4"754.15 mieast3° 34' 59.0"246.31 misouth798.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirTue 6:34 AM98 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidTue 6:34 AM513 km319 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbéchéTue 4:34 AM525 km326 miles283 nmWest W
FadaTue 4:34 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
BiraoTue 4:34 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumTue 6:34 AM751 km467 miles405 nmEast E
KostiTue 6:34 AM772 km480 miles417 nmEast E
WauTue 6:34 AM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoTue 4:34 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauTue 4:34 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW

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