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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: 37%

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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' North, Longitude: 8° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.4"999.30 miwest0° 11' 15.6"12.89 misouth999.56 mi
24 hours11° 30' 20.4"791.54 mieast4° 40' 38.4"321.38 misouth856.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GbarngaThu 7:28 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorthwest NW
ManThu 7:28 AM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarperThu 7:28 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NzérékoréThu 7:28 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakataThu 7:28 AM218 km135 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
DaloaThu 7:28 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
San PédroThu 7:28 AM244 km151 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaThu 7:28 AM262 km163 miles142 nmWest W
DivoThu 7:28 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast E
YamoussoukroThu 7:28 AM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-northeast ENE

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