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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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 48' North
Longitude: 22° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"999.69 miwest0° 11' 18.2"12.95 misouth999.93 mi
24 hours11° 31' 05.7"792.72 mieast4° 41' 27.8"322.35 misouth857.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 7:28 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
BissauThu 8:28 AM1055 km655 miles570 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 8:28 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 8:28 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 8:28 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarThu 8:28 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 8:28 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 8:28 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoThu 8:28 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroThu 8:28 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmEast E
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