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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: 49%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 01' North
Longitude: 49° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.14 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"986.71 miwest0° 09' 43.7"11.14 misouth987.05 mi
24 hours11° 16' 45.2"765.92 mieast4° 09' 18.5"285.58 misouth821.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoWed 5:44 AM34 km21 miles19 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaWed 5:44 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth N
BerberaWed 5:44 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest W
AdenWed 5:44 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoWed 5:44 AM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaWed 5:44 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzWed 5:44 AM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiWed 5:44 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
TadjouraWed 5:44 AM675 km420 miles365 nmWest W
Ali SabiehWed 5:44 AM690 km429 miles373 nmWest W
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