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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' North, Longitude: 20° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.90 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.2"999.57 miwest0° 11' 17.7"12.94 misouth999.81 mi
24 hours11° 30' 58.1"792.48 mieast4° 41' 19.6"322.17 misouth857.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ConakryThu 8:18 AM859 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 8:18 AM862 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 8:18 AM863 km537 miles466 nmNortheast NE
ZiguinchorThu 8:18 AM883 km548 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BokéThu 8:18 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 8:18 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 8:18 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáThu 8:18 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
GabúThu 8:18 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
MakeniThu 8:18 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE

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