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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 55' North
Longitude: 32° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.23 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.2"975.69 miwest0° 08' 26.8"9.68 misouth976.04 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.0"755.71 mieast3° 41' 24.3"253.67 misouth802.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 6:34 AM868 km539 miles469 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 6:34 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
DakarTue 7:34 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast E
BanjulTue 7:34 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 7:34 AM1823 km1133 miles985 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 7:34 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 4:34 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryTue 7:34 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 7:34 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneTue 4:34 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-southwest WSW
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