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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: 57%

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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 26° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.12 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"975.37 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.64 misouth975.72 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.2"755.49 mieast3° 40' 44.6"252.89 misouth801.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 6:10 AM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
MindeloTue 6:10 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa MariaTue 6:10 AM473 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
DakarTue 7:10 AM969 km602 miles523 nmEast E
ThièsTue 7:10 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmEast E
BanjulTue 7:10 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmEast E
BissauTue 7:10 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 7:10 AM1203 km747 miles649 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryTue 7:10 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 7:10 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast-southeast ESE

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